China represents the world's number one challenge of the 21st century. That warning comes from the head of America's Office of Naval Intelligence as the Communist nation builds its military might across the Pacific.
The tiny island of Taiwan finds itself in Beijing's crosshairs with continued signs of a possible Chinese invasion.
In August, the Chinese military sent a loud wakeup call to the United States and allies in the region with a massive, unprecedented drill simulating a blockade of Taiwan.
"It crossed multi thresholds, and that hasn't happened in decades," Dr. Alexander Huang of Tamkang University told CBN News from his office in Taiwan's capital city