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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

China’s Missile Shield Plans | China Power

China’s Missile Shield Plans | China Power: "Also, China is far more opaque about its intentions than the US would like – not atypical for either rising powers or Asian cultures.’

An indirect result of Chinese secrecy was international condemnation of its decision in 2007 to conduct the ‘killing’ of a satellite. On January 11 of that year, China used a missile to destroy an aging Fengyun series weather satellite. The test was a success, but prompted an international outcry and concerns that it was further evidence that China had taken another step toward the militarization of space."

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