R. Clarke Cooper (right), assistant secretary of state for political-military affairs, with a US Air Force pilot at a recent air show in Paris. Photo: US Department of State R. Clarke Cooper (right), assistant secretary of state for political-military affairs, with a US Air Force pilot at a recent air show in Paris. Photo: US Department of State
R. Clarke Cooper (right), assistant secretary of state for political-military affairs, with a US Air Force pilot at a recent air show in Paris. Photo: US Department of State

exclusive | US warns China about using Singapore air show as ‘platform for exploitation and theft’

  • Washington is watching for signs that Beijing is trying to ‘aggressively’ expand its regional influence, US assistant secretary of state says
  • China may undercut the US on pricing of weapon systems, but buyers risk lower quality and a large debt burden, according to R. Clarke Cooper

Topic |   US-China relations
R. Clarke Cooper (right), assistant secretary of state for political-military affairs, with a US Air Force pilot at a recent air show in Paris. Photo: US Department of State R. Clarke Cooper (right), assistant secretary of state for political-military affairs, with a US Air Force pilot at a recent air show in Paris. Photo: US Department of State
R. Clarke Cooper (right), assistant secretary of state for political-military affairs, with a US Air Force pilot at a recent air show in Paris. Photo: US Department of State
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