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China considers establishing a South China Sea air defense identification zone in response to U.S. patrols in the region

5 months ago
Sky Canaves
hina's defense ministry said the timing of the declaration of an air defense identification zone in the South China Sea would depend on potential security threats, and one source said U.S. military movements in the region might prompt the action.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.