McCaul: China Used Balloon to Spy on Key Nuclear Sites, in Readiness For Potential Conflict Over Taiwan

patrick.goodenough | February 12, 2023
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The Chinese surveillance balloon shot down by the U.S. Air Force on February 4 “went over three of our most sensitive nuclear sites,” on a mission to obtain intelligence on the U.S.nuclear capability in preparation for a potential future conflict over Taiwan, Foreign Affairs Committee chairman Michael McCaul (R-Texas) charged on Sunday.