US and South Korean soldiers at a ceremony on an American base near Seoul. Photo: AP

Chinese military figures cast doubt on US plans to build more bases in Asia-Pacific

  • US Defence Secretary Mark Esper says Pentagon wants to expand presence in region, but PLA strategists suggest countries may not want to sacrifice relations with China
  • Beijing has already warned of countermeasures if American missiles are stationed in the region and the latest plans threaten to up the ante
Topic |   US-China relations

TOP PICKS

US and South Korean soldiers at a ceremony on an American base near Seoul. Photo: AP
READ FULL ARTICLE