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China Military Spending

China's Military Is On A Spending Spree While U.S. Holds Back

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 04.24.2014 | World

QINGDAO, China (AP) — China's navy commissioned 17 new warships last year, the most of any nation. In a little more than a decade, it's expected to ...

From Sarajevo to the Senkakus: The Road to World War III?

Peter Navarro | Posted 02.07.2014 | World
Peter Navarro

Rationally, it makes little sense for it to risk its economic growth over a conflict in the East China Sea. However, China's bullying bid for the Senkaku Islands is part of a much broader strategy.

Global Military Spending Drops For First Time Since 1998

AP | KARL RITTER | Posted 04.15.2013 | World

STOCKHOLM -- Global military spending dipped last year for the first time since 1998 as defense outlays shrank in the West but rose in Russia, China a...

China Defends Massive Growth In Military Spending

AP | CHARLES HUTZLER | Posted 05.04.2013 | World

BEIJING — China's government promised its people Tuesday deficit-fueled spending to fight deep-seated corruption, improve the despoiled environm...

China Orders Top Army Officers To Declare Assets

AP | Posted 06.22.2012 | World

BEIJING -- China is ordering ranking military officers to declare their personal incomes and property such as real estate in a further attempt to rein...

Cold War Redux: Is China Trying To Bankrupt The U.S.?

The Diplomat | Brad Glosserman | Posted 08.13.2011 | World

One popular narrative credits the end of the Cold War to a US strategy to bankrupt the Soviet Union. Well aware of the advantage conferred by its supe...

Hawks Fighting the Wrong War on China

William Hartung | Posted 07.18.2011 | World
William Hartung

The hawks of the military-industrial complex who are hyping the Chinese threat to justify record military budgets are fighting the wrong war, to the detriment of our security.

Pondering China's Military Budget

Eric C. Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric C. Anderson

Beijing announced China's declared defense budget will only increase by 7.5% this year -- the slowest rate in 20 years.