Milley warns Chinese military is becoming 'noticeably more aggressive'

Gen. Mark Milley.
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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley said on Sunday that over the last five years, the Chinese military has become "significantly" more aggressive and dangerous.

Speaking to reporters during a visit to Indonesia, Milley said there has been a spike in the number of unsafe intercepts against U.S. and other partner forces in the Pacific. "The message is the Chinese military, in the air and at sea, have become significantly more and noticeably more aggressive in this particular region," Milley added. He would not reveal how many incidents there have been, only saying there have been Chinese intercepts with Canada, Australia, the Philippines, Vietnam, and Japan.

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