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U.S. Generals Warn Congress About China’s Growing Presence in the Americas

Melissa G. Dalton, assistant secretary of defense for homeland defense and hemispheric affairs (left), General Glen D. VanHerck, commander U.S. Northern Command (center) and General Laura J. Richardson, commander, U.S. Southern Command (right) testified before the House Armed Services Committee on March 8, 2023. Image via the House Armed Services Committee.

China featured prominently in this week’s U.S. House Armed Services Committee testimony on U.S. national security challenges in North and South America.

This follows an annual threat assessment by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, which emphasized cooperation between China and Russia. 

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