Daily Memo: Chinese General Dies, NATO Lodges Espionage Allegations

The harsh conditions involved with high-altitude Himalayan operations may have played a role in the death.

High altitude. A Chinese general formerly in charge of China’s Western Theater Command, which oversees the disputed Himalayan border with India, reportedly died last week. The general, Zhang Xudong, stepped down from command in June, and there’s some speculation that the harsh conditions involved with high-altitude Himalayan operations played a role. His replacement stepped down […]

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