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China Weighs Occupation of Former U.S. Air Base at Bagram in Afghanistan

Bagram Airfield base after all U.S. and NATO forces evacuated (Xinhua News Agency via Getty Ima)

China is considering deploying military personnel and economic development officials to Bagram airfield, perhaps the single-most prominent symbol of the 20-year U.S. military presence in Afghanistan.

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Top U.S. Special Forces Official Urges Training Taiwan Troops To Resist “Chinese Invasion”

Biden’s nominee for assistant secretary of defense for special operations and low-intensity conflict, Christopher Maier, if confirmed is sure to get the attention of Beijing given his words this week to the Senate Armed Services Committee on Taiwan. The man who is also head of the Department of Defense’s Defeat-ISIS Task Force urged Congressional leaders in a Thursday briefing to establish a program for US special forces to train local troops in Taiwan toward deterring a possible “Chinese invasion”.

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