China's self-inflicted balloon shot

Posted on AllSides February 3rd, 2023
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OPINION

Here are two predictions about the Chinese spy balloon now floating across the continental U.S.

First, we'll learn that President Joe Biden was offered a shoot-down option with very low risk to Montanans. Second, Beijing will come to deeply regret this incident.

Whatever political challenges the balloon poses for Biden, Xi Jinping has made a big mistake. In exchange for what is likely to be very limited new intelligence data, Xi has crystallized China's threat to the U.S. in a directly physical and unequivocally aggressive form. All of Xi's recent...

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