A second object was shot down. This time, President Joe Biden ordered troops to ground it over Alaska. The Pentagon says it posed a threat to civilian aircraft. Meanwhile, Biden says the Chinese spy balloon from last week did not pose a major breach, as the FBI sifts through the recovered debris. Questions are swirling around China’s refusal to pick up the phone, past instances of balloons spotted over the United States coming to light, and what this all means for the world’s two biggest superpowers going forward.
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