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Xinhua: A Look Back at Chinese and U.S. Military Exercises in 2010

Xinhua recently republished an article summarizing the highlights of the military exercises that both China and the U.S. conducted in 2010.

China’s highlights were characterized as “oriented toward actual combat and included:” (1) perfecting remote operations; (2) information warfare, which was used widely throughout the exercises; (3) breaking traditional geo-areas in international cooperation; (4) sending a clear message on defending sovereignty.

The U.S. highlights were characterized as “encircling China:” (1) The USS George Washington covered three main Chinese seas; (2) U.S. soldiers deployed to China’s borders on all sides; (3) The U.S. arranged “preventive deployments” against China.

Source: Xinhua, December 24, 2010