Pacific News Minute

Do Kien Trung / Flickr
Do Kien Trung / Flickr

The deputy head of China's Central Military Commission is on a visit to the U.S. Fan Changlong's stops include Naval Air Station  North Island in San Diego, the aircraft Carrier USS Ronald Reagan, and, tomorrow, the Pentagon, where he meets with Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter. Rising tensions in the South China Sea will likely top the agenda, as we hear from Neal Conan today's Pacific News Minute.

Expert Infantry / Flickr
Expert Infantry / Flickr

Over the past few weeks, North Korea claimed it test-fired a missile from a submarine, and a senior American officer said North Korean missiles are now able to strike the west coast of the United States with nuclear weapons. Then, last week, South Korea tried out a new missile of its own. Details from Neal Conan in today's Pacific News Minute.

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