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Chinese Fighters Cross “Middle Line” With Taiwan

From Financial Times:

Two Chinese fighter jets crossed an unofficial dividing line in the Taiwan Strait late last month in pursuit of a US spy aircraft, according to defence sources in Taipei and Beijing.

Confirmation of the close encounter comes as the US and China are trying to cool tensions in the South China Sea and safeguard a recent improvement in bilateral military relations.

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Spy Planes Didn’t Help Catch Bomber?

Danger Room reports that military signal intelligence planes were not used to catch Faisal Shahzad. Those planes have been used before over United States airspace though.

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