Military & Geopolitics

Chinese Weather Balloons — WTF?

US Secretary of State cancels Beijing visit as the balloon goes up — but what could have come down?

A computer generated backtrack of the Chinese balloon from Montana. Image credit: Dan Satterfield on Twitter

I read today that China has more cameras monitoring its people than any other country. It came about as a result of the Covid crisis when the whole country was locked down and…



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James Marinero

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