A Pentagon report says China might deploy submarines to the Arctic as a deterrent against nuclear attacks. Photo: Handout

China threatens to blunt US military edge, Pentagon warns

  • China’s growing international reach is adding to mistrust and fuelling US fears of being replaced as world leader, observers say
Topic |   China military

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A Pentagon report says China might deploy submarines to the Arctic as a deterrent against nuclear attacks. Photo: Handout
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Minnie Chan

Minnie Chan

Minnie Chan is an award-winning journalist, specialising in reporting on defence and diplomacy in China. Her coverage of the US EP-3 spy plane crash with a PLA J-8 in 2001 near the South China Sea opened her door to the military world. Since then, she has had several scoops relating to China's military development. She has been at the Post since 2005 and has a master's in international public affairs from The University of Hong Kong.

Catherine Wong

Catherine Wong

Catherine Wong is a reporter with the South China Morning Post in Beijing, where she focuses on China’s diplomacy and defence policy.