China's fighter jets practicing maneuvers to block U.S. military response in Taiwan

China has sent some of its largest swarms of jet fighters and warships into the air and waters around Taiwan this month.

  • China’s military is trying to sharpen its ability to encircle Taiwan, neutralize the island’s natural advantages and block the U.S. from coming to the rescue in the event of an invasion.
  • Communist Party leaders in Beijing regard Taiwan as part of China and have vowed to take control of it, by force if necessary.

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