Beijing’s Bid to Go Behind US Defenses

Tiffany Meier
By Tiffany Meier
February 2, 2022China in Focus

In a game of chess that spans the globe, China seems to be winning. The United States doesn’t even realize it’s playing.

Whoever controls the waters of the Pacific Ocean gains military power.

China has been buying up islands in the region, paving the way for future military bases.

Unlike news from the South China Sea, and larger Indo-Pacific regions, those actions haven’t been making headlines. Rather, the silent development is much closer to U.S. shores.

In this special report, we look at what China’s presence there means for the United States going forward, and what can be done to even the playing field.

Watch the full report online.

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