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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks at a chiefs of mission reception in the East Room of the White House in Washington, on Tuesday. Blinken heads to China on Friday to meet senior officials, his first visit as secretary of state. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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This image provided by the U.S. Navy shows sailors assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group 2, recovering a high-altitude surveillance balloon off the coast of Myrtle Beach, S.C., on Sunday. U.S. Navy via AP hide caption

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What we know so far about the suspected Chinese spy balloon and FBI probe

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President Biden participates in a CNN town hall at the Baltimore Center Stage Pearlstone Theater, on Oct. 21. When asked whether the U.S. would protect Taiwan if China attacked, he said the U.S. has a "commitment" to do so. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Qin Gang fields questions during a news conference around the Six-Party Talks on North Korea's nuclear program in Beijing in 2005. He served as spokesperson for the Chinese delegation. China Photos/Getty Images hide caption

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China's New U.S. Ambassador Pioneered The Foreign Ministry's Brash Tone

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Jets fly over the Presidential Office during Taiwan's National Day in Taipei on Oct. 10. Sam Yeh/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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How Trump Is Winning Hearts And Minds In Taiwan — Risking China's Wrath

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A large screen broadcasting an evening newscast along a Beijing street in March shows Chinese President Xi Jinping wearing a protective mask during his visit to Wuhan earlier in the day. Kevin Frayer/Getty Images hide caption

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In Coronavirus War Of Words With The U.S., China Pulls No Punches

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U.S. Ambassador Terry Branstad shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People on Sept. 30 in Beijing, China. Lintao Zhang/Getty Images hide caption

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How The U.S. Ambassador To China May Have Xi Jinping's Ear

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