PBS NewsHour

Chinese surveillance balloon over U.S. raises tensions

Clip: 02/03/2023 | 3m 29s | Video has closed captioning.

Defense Department officials are tracking a suspected Chinese spy balloon that is making its way across the central part of the U.S. Senior officials say it’s maneuverable, designed for surveillance and Beijing was “trying to fly this balloon over sensitive sites.” Secretary of State Blinken decided to postpone a high-profile trip to China in response. Nick Schifrin reports.

Aired: 02/03/23

Rating: NR

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