February 13, 2023

How a Balloon Burst U.S.-China Relations

by The Journal

In just over a week, the U.S. has shot down four flying objects — one from China and three others of unknown origins. WSJ’s James T. Areddy on balloons, unidentified flying objects and the deterioration of relations between the two countries.

Further Reading:

-China’s Balloon Program Grew From a Humble Start

-How a Balloon Opened a New Flashpoint in U.S.-China Ties

-China Says U.S. Flew Balloons Through Its Airspace More Than 10 Times

Further Listening:

-China’s Accidental Dissidents

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