South China Sea missile tests aimed at boosting Beijing’s bargaining power, analysts say

//South China Sea missile tests aimed at boosting Beijing’s bargaining power, analysts say

South China Sea missile tests aimed at boosting Beijing’s bargaining power, analysts say

By test-firing anti-ship ballistic missiles in the South China Sea over the weekend Beijing was flexing its military muscle and boosting its bargaining power ahead of the next round of negotiations with the United States, analysts said.“When you’re about to sit back down at the negotiating table, you want more cards in your hand, and this was a tactic [to achieve that],” Shanghai-based military scholar Ni Lexiong said.He was referring to the report released on Tuesday by the Pentagon that said…

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