Speculation about potential armed combat grew when China launched missiles after a US spy plane entered a no-fly zone. Photo: HandoutSpeculation about potential armed combat grew when China launched missiles after a US spy plane entered a no-fly zone. Photo: Handout
Speculation about potential armed combat grew when China launched missiles after a US spy plane entered a no-fly zone. Photo: Handout

Chinese missile launch ‘could raise risk of military clash with US’

  • Firing ‘aircraft-carrier killer’ into South China Sea may contribute to a reinforcement of hawkish attitudes on both sides, analysts say
  • Missiles are seen as a warning to the US but one that could cause misunderstanding or a hardening of Washington’s stance

Topic |   South China Sea
Speculation about potential armed combat grew when China launched missiles after a US spy plane entered a no-fly zone. Photo: HandoutSpeculation about potential armed combat grew when China launched missiles after a US spy plane entered a no-fly zone. Photo: Handout
Speculation about potential armed combat grew when China launched missiles after a US spy plane entered a no-fly zone. Photo: Handout
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