Beijing is pursuing a vast campaign of sinicization in the western region of Xinjiang, where the majority of the population is Muslim.
"We are now embarking on a new Long March, and we must start all over again," Chinese President Xi Jinping said.
President Donald Trump raised the tariff on $200 billion of imports from China amid frustrated trade talks between Washington and Beijing.
Economic analysts, including the White House's own adviser, appeared baffled by President Donald Trump's China tariff claim Sunday that China — and not U.S. companies — are paying billions in tariff costs.
"The relevant actions of the U.S. warships violated Chinese sovereignty," a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said.
"For U.S. soy producers, if the trade war ends tomorrow, we will likely not get back to where we were before the trade war started," Mark Albertson, the director of strategic market development at the Illinois Soybean Association, said.
"You're talking to our allies over there and you wonder whose side they're going to be on," Senator James Inhofe warned.
"The United States has been using state power to smear and attack specific Chinese enterprises," said a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson, one day after the U.S. Justice Department unveiled a slew of charges against telecom giant Huawei.
The Dongfeng-26 missile has been dubbed the "Guam killer."
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said there's a need for creating "structural reforms" and "penalties" in order to restore standard trade with China.
China promises response if Washington pushes forward with its demand for the extradition of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, who was detained in Canada in December.
While violent crime in China is unusual and attacks on children even rarer, there has been a marked uptick in such incidents over the past decade.
Beijing and Washington vie for influence in the Asia-Pacific as China presses strategic regional goals.
While Trump has routinely argued that the tariffs will encourage companies to bring jobs back to the U.S., many are simply looking for cheaper alternatives in other Asian nations.
"I'm proud of yesterday's Golden Horse Awards – it highlighted how Taiwan is different from China," President Tsai Ing-Wen wrote on her Facebook page.
Disagreements on an array of issues, exacerbated by political incentives to avoid compromise, raise a persistent risk of military crisis.
"We really believe we are in a strong position either way. We are at $250 billion [in tariffs] now; we can more than double that," the vice president said.
Under China's social credit program, points will be deducted by police if they catch the owner leaving dog excrement on sidewalks and roadways.
Ben Hodges spoke of "an increasingly tense relationship and increasing competition in all the different domains."
Citing a former unnamed official, The Times explained that "Russia is not believed to be running as sophisticated an influence effort as China, because of Mr. Trump's apparent affinity for President Vladimir V. Putin."
Bilateral trade between China and the U.S. has cost 3.4 million American jobs, with losses occurring in every state and congressional district.
"This sobering reality should encourage leaders on both sides to find ways of resolving political, economic, and military disputes without resorting to a war that could rapidly turn catastrophic for the region and the world," wrote Caitlin Talmadge, an associate professor of security studies at Georgetown University.