TODAY | April 08, 2014
>>> defense secretary chuck hagel on the offense today as he met with his chinese counterparts in beijing. hagel criticized china for its moves during an ongoing territorial dispute . he said china does not have the right to establish an air defense zone over disputed islands in the east china sea . hagel added that the u.s. would protect japan in the dispute. the meeting centered on how the u.s. and china can unite on the denuclearization of north korea .