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China Seen Boosting Defenses on Artificial Islands

The Chinese military has apparently erected anti-aircraft and anti-missile systems on artificial islands it has built in the South China Sea, a prelude to deploying combat aircraft to the disputed territory, according to a U.S. research organization. "This is further evidence that the commitment that President Xi Jinping made to President [Barack] Obama last year not to militarize these islands was, at best, premature," Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI) Director...

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