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China’s Influence a Key Theme of Senate Armed Services Committee Testimony on Latin America and the Caribbean

U.S. Army General Laura Richardson, commander of U.S. Southern Command, testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday, March 24, 2022. Image via the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee.

Threats from China are emerging as a common theme across different U.S. Commands at the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee hearings.

The issue of China’s influence in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) was raised by General Laura Richardson, the head of the U.S. South Command, during a session that included her colleague Air Force General Glen D. VanHerck, who leads the U.S. North Command.

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