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Chinese and Russian ambitions in space pose threat, Pentagon warns
A new report issued by the Defense Intelligence Agency, “Challenges to Security in Space,” notes that China and Russia have increased their space assets by nearly 70 percent over the past two years. This follows a period between 2015 and 2018 when their inventories doubled.
Russia’s Ukraine invasion has escalated a brewing battle over space
Friction with the Kremlin, most recently aggravated by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, has seeped into space, exacerbating tensions over the rules of behavior there and halting negotiations over space weapons at a time when the battlegrounds of war are moving to the edges of Earth’s atmosphere.

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