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Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger is one of the 10 members of the Pentagon's Defense Policy Board who will be replaced. He was one of the pro-China holdovers from the Obama administration. (Associated Press/File)

Defense Policy Board purged

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As vice president, Joseph R. Biden visited Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing. He called for intimate U.S. economic and trade integration with the emerging communist power. (Associated Press/File)

Biden favors China appeasement

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An MQ-9A Reaper is shown in this undated file photo. The U.S. Air Force will operate a squadron of Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles out of a Romanian military airbase to conduct intelligence and reconnaissance missions in support of NATO operations in the region. (U.S. Air Force photograph)  **FILE**

Strike drones sold to Taiwan

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Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger is the architect of conciliatory U.S. policies toward China. (Associated Press/File)

Defense Policy Board and China

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China is building up its People's Liberation Army and stepping up provocations and military coercion in Asia, including against pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. "Gray zone" warfare below the level of armed clashes is seen as as part of Beijing's strategy to increase its power and influence throughout the region. (Associated Press/File)

PLA military coercion increases

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President Trump announced earlier this month that messaging app WeChat and social media app TikTok are threats to national security. (Associated Press)

Trump set to ban WeChat

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