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As China upgrades aircraft and anti-aircraft weaponry, the U.S. moves to counter potential threats

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oth China and Russia are increasing the stakes in neighboring territorial hot spots, leading the U.S. and Europe to engage in arms races. China in particular has set up an advanced surface-to-air missile system to the disputed Paracel Islands in the South China Sea, and the U.S. Air Force has recommended developing longer-range missiles in response.
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Lucas Niewenhuis
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company's newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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