U.S. Department of Defense officials acknowledge that the United States to block resumption of Sino-US military exchanges
Data Figure: China vessels and U.S. Navy surveillance ship in the South China Sea confrontation
Global Times special correspondent Li Qiuheng reported that the U.S. Washington Times, “Pentagon insider” column that the United States to end arms sales to Taiwan by After China announced a temporary freeze on military exchanges with the United States, despite the recent gradual recovery, but the U.S. military has not yet returned to the United States look forward to interactive track. Washington Post pointed out that this was mainly due to U.S. domestic policy.
According to Taiwan, “Central News Agency,” 16 reported that the week the Washington Times column, “Pentagon insiders (Inside the Ring)” quoted an anonymous U.S. Defense Department official said the Pentagon is still best to try to restore the stalled US- military relations.
The official said that China last fall found that “the need for the United States than China military contacts between the two countries.” Officials said that since 2000 the U.S. Congress legislation limits the U.S. military must not allow the Chinese military access or share key strategic information, the Chinese military interaction with the U.S. losing interest.
officials say, how to achieve new progress in US-China military relations, will be responsible for the Asia-Pacific Security Affairs, the new Assistant Secretary of Defense Gray Ferguson’s main challenge.
Grey Ferguson is a retired U.S. Marine Lieutenant General, former commander of the Pacific Marine Corps, the U.S. Senate through his appointment of 8 cases.