Taiwan, China hold opposing military drills amid tensions


              Military personnel prepare to load Harpoon A-84, anti-ship missiles on a F16V fighter jet at the Hualien Airbase in Taiwan's southeastern Hualien county on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022. Taiwan is staging military exercises to show its ability to resist Chinese pressure to accept Beijing's political control over the island. (AP Photo/Johnson Lai)
            
              Military personnel prepare to load a AIM-120 advanced medium range air-to-air missile on a F16V fighter jet at the Hualien Airbase in Taiwan's southeastern Hualien county on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022. Taiwan is staging military exercises to show its ability to resist Chinese pressure to accept Beijing's political control over the island. (AP Photo/Johnson Lai)
            
              A military personnel inspects a load a AIM-9 sidewinder air-to-air missile next to Harpoon A-84, anti-ship missile on a F16V fighter jet at the Hualien Airbase in Taiwan's southeastern Hualien county on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022. Taiwan is staging military exercises to show its ability to resist Chinese pressure to accept Beijing's political control over the island. (AP Photo/Johnson Lai)
            
              Military personnel load a AIM-120 advanced medium range air-to-air missile next to a AIM-9 and a Harpoon A-84, anti-ship missile on a F16V fighter jet at the Hualien Airbase in Taiwan's southeastern Hualien county on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022. Taiwan is staging military exercises to show its ability to resist Chinese pressure to accept Beijing's political control over the island. (AP Photo/Johnson Lai)
            
              Military personnel load a AIM-120 advanced medium range air-to-air missile next to a AIM-9 and a Harpoon A-84, anti-ship missile on a F16V fighter jet at the Hualien Airbase in Taiwan's southeastern Hualien county on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022. Taiwan is staging military exercises to show its ability to resist Chinese pressure to accept Beijing's political control over the island. (AP Photo/Johnson Lai)
            
              Military personnel stand next to Harpoon A-84, anti-ship missiles and AIM-120 and AIM-9 air-to-air missiles prepared for a weapon loading drills in front of a F16V fighter jet at the Hualien Airbase in Taiwan's southeastern Hualien county on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022. Taiwan is staging military exercises to show its ability to resist Chinese pressure to accept Beijing's political control over the island. (AP Photo/Johnson Lai)
Taiwan, China hold opposing military drills amid tensions