Officials in Taiwan say China is upgrading its missiles aimed at the island. Taiwan has been falling behind in the balance of military power with its political rival of more than 60 years. And it wants new advanced weapons from the United States to help counter the threat. Ralph Jennings has this report from the Taiwanese capital, Taipei.
In a recent appearance before parliament, Taiwan's National Security Bureau director general said China had begun deploying Dong Feng-16 ballistic missiles, which experts believe have a range of up to 1,200 kilometers.