Warnings of Chinese and US military miscalculations grow as unsafe incidents mount


Warnings from the US have been widespread: From top US officers to senior White House officials, the message from Washington is one of deep concern that the Chinese military has become significantly more aggressive in Asia, and that it is “just a matter of of time” before a major incident or accident with the US occurs.

The latest plea came on Tuesday, with the top Asian Pentagon official claiming that Beijing has “combined its growing military prowess with a greater willingness to take risks”.