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The U.S. shot down China's 'spy balloon.' What now?

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken attends the second international Libya conference in Berlin, Germany.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken attends the second international Libya conference in Berlin, Germany.

This weekend, the U.S. destroyed a Chinese balloon suspected of being involved in espionage. Beijing’s reacted fiercely to it being shot down off the coast of South Carolina.

The Pentagon says two destroyers — and the U.S.S Carter Hall, a ship with a landing dock, are engaged in a retrieval operation.

Foreign Policy Pentagon and national security reporter Jack Detsch joins us to talk about the situation.

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