The U.S. is trying to strengthen its military ties with China, but stressed geopolitical relationships and related tensions are making it difficult to maintain bonds between the two countries, according to a Congressional Research Service (CRS) report.“U.S. officials have faced challenges in cooperation from the PLA [People’s Liberation Army],” the CRS says. The PLA has blamed “obstacles” including arms sales to Taiwan, legal restrictions on contacts, and the Pentagon’s reports to Congress ...


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