The Pentagon, the US defence department headquarters, would receive most of the US$738 billion military budget passed on Tuesday. Photo: The Washington Post
The Pentagon, the US defence department headquarters, would receive most of the US$738 billion military budget passed on Tuesday. Photo: The Washington Post

US Senate passes US$700 billion defence act to support Taiwan and counter China and Russia

  • Measures include monitoring China’s military capability and interference in January’s Taiwan elections
  • Donald Trump set to sign act that also creates ‘Space Force’ and raises overall defence spending

Topic |   US-China relations
The Pentagon, the US defence department headquarters, would receive most of the US$738 billion military budget passed on Tuesday. Photo: The Washington Post
The Pentagon, the US defence department headquarters, would receive most of the US$738 billion military budget passed on Tuesday. Photo: The Washington Post
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