Austin Says US Will Counter China's 'Disturbing' Activities

Austin Says US Will Counter China's 'Disturbing' Activities

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said the U.S. will stand up to an “increasingly assertive and autocratic” China in the Indo-Pacific region and beyond, calling its activity “disturbing.”
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