China’s anti-ship missiles including the DF-26 pose a new challenge for the US in the South China Sea. Photo: Weibo
Ankit Panda
Opinion

Opinion

Ankit Panda

How Chinese missile tests could up the stakes for the US in the South China Sea

  • Last month’s tests of anti-ship missiles near the disputed Spratly Islands send a clear message to Washington about the risks of future engagement, writes Ankit Panda
  • US planners have long worried about the risks of intervening in support of Taiwan and the Philippines, and the use of these weapons may cancel out its advantages

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China’s anti-ship missiles including the DF-26 pose a new challenge for the US in the South China Sea. Photo: Weibo
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