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The United States is aware of a higher-than-usual level of activity by Chinese bomber planes, signaling a possible heightened state of readiness, U. S. officials told Reuters on Thursday, but downplayed concerns and left open a range of possible reasons. None of the officials, who spoke on condition
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is aware of a higher-than-usual level of activity by Chinese bomber planes, signaling a possible heightened state of readiness, U. S. officials told Reuters on Thursday, but downplayed concerns and left open a range of possible reasons.
None of the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, suggested alarm or signaled that they knew the precise reason for such Chinese activity. Those possibilities include defensive exercises or Chinese concerns over North Korea.
U. S. officials have long speculated that North Korea could soon stage another nuclear test or carry on with missile tests.

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