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Satellite photos show that China is building fortified aircraft hangars on disputed islands despite statements not to pursue militarization

3 months ago
Sky Canaves
mages analyzed by the Center for Strategic and International Studies appear to show the construction of reinforced hangars large enough for fighter jets at Fiery Cross, Subi and Mischief Reefs in the Spratly Islands.
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.

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