China has broken a decades-long tacit understanding with its military drills near Taiwan. Photo: Weibo
China has broken a decades-long tacit understanding with its military drills near Taiwan. Photo: Weibo
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A day of firsts as massive Chinese military drills break decades-old tacit rules with Taiwan

  • On day 1 of exercises that will last until Sunday, the PLA lobs ballistic missiles over the island and breaches its airspace
  • The tactics, which break decades-old tacit Beijing-Taipei agreement, are part of a strategy to strike fear and panic across the Taiwan Strait, analyst says

China has broken a decades-long tacit understanding with its military drills near Taiwan. Photo: Weibo
China has broken a decades-long tacit understanding with its military drills near Taiwan. Photo: Weibo
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