America shoots down China’s spy balloon
Luke speaks with Kevin Pollpeter, research scientist at the Center for Naval Analyses China Studies Division & an internationally recognised expert on China’s space program, following the U.S. shooting down China’s spy balloon.
After days of discussion, President Joe Biden approved a military plan to shoot the wayward balloon down over the Atlantic Ocean using an F-22 fighter missile off the coast of South Carolina.
China has since threatened repercussions insisting the flyover was an accident involving a civilian aircraft.
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