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The Superpowers Are Violent Powers

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 07.22.2016 | Home
Lawrence Wittner

Is this really the best that these large, economically productive, educationally advanced, and technologically sophisticated nations can do? If so, the world is in big trouble.

Are We In For Another Increase In Military Spending?

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 07.13.2016 | Politics
Lawrence Wittner

At the present time, an increase in U.S. military spending seems as superfluous as a third leg. The United States, armed with the latest in advanced weaponry, has more military might than any other nation in world history.

Trouble in the Mountains: The Sino-Indian War, 1962

ADST | Posted 03.21.2017 | Home

Note: Our accounts contain the personal recollections and opinions of the individual interviewed. The views expressed should not be considered officia...

10 Countries With The Fastest Growing Militaries

24/7 Wall St. | Casey Williams | Posted 04.15.2016 | Business

This article was originally published on 24/7 Wall St. Military spending in the United States totaled $596 billion in 2015, far and away the largest ...

Chinese Aircraft Performed 'Unsafe' Intercept Of U.S. Spy Plane

Reuters | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.23.2015 | Home

WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) - A Chinese aircraft performed an unsafe maneuver during an air intercept of a U.S. spy plane last week, a Pentagon spok...

Off the Coast of America

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 09.15.2016 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

It could almost be a joke, but this one would start, "five Chinese naval vessels operating in the Bering Sea sailed into U.S. territorial waters, coming within 12 miles of the U.S. coast..." And the punch line would be yours to come up with.

Pentagon Spots Chinese Navy Ships In U.S. Waters | Alana Horowitz | Posted 09.04.2015 | Home

Pentagon officials said for the first time that five Chinese navy ships operating off Alaska in recent days had come within 12 nautical miles of the U...

Scattershot U.S. Policies Only Fueling China's Strength Economically, Militarily and Politically

David Oualaalou | Posted 07.09.2016 | Politics
David Oualaalou

So much for last month's U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue in Washington, which has left U.S. security analysts convinced the United States is getting nowhere with China. This was evident as President Obama expressed concern about China's increasingly troublesome cyber and maritime behavior.

How the US Should Respond to Chinese Military Assertiveness in 2015

Samuel Ramani | Posted 03.08.2015 | Politics
Samuel Ramani

Recent events and lingering ambiguities surrounding the extent of China's military power, intentions and preparedness for conflict should implore the United States to devise a long-term strategy in the Pacific that synthesizes arms buildups with expanded economic investment and alliance consolidation.

US Era of Dominance Is Dwindling as China Takes Over the World Economy

David Oualaalou | Posted 02.08.2015 | Politics
David Oualaalou

While the U.S. is enmeshed in its political squabbling as a result of the paralysis of Congress, China and Russia are strengthening their economic ties with military cooperation on the horizon.

Finding common ground

China Hands | Posted 07.25.2014 | Politics
China Hands

China Hands speaks to Major General Qiao Liang about his book, 'Unrestricted Warfare,' and the prospects of US-Chinese military relations As a Genera...

China and the U.S. Buy Guns

Jonathan Moyer | Posted 05.13.2013 | Home
Jonathan Moyer

That is certainly the takeaway from the recent news cycle, which has identified an increase in Chinese military spending at the People's Congress and a decline in U.S. military spending due to the "sequester." But what are the broader trends and implications of these shifts in military resource allocation?

The Top Ten Myths of Modern China

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 07.18.2012 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

China will not implode. Its road to superpower status will be bumpy, even rocky in parts, but the fundamentals of sustained macroeconomic expansion are in place and, for the large part, enduring. Here are 10 popular misconceptions about China.

The Myth of Chinese Military Aggression

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 04.06.2012 | Home
Tom Doctoroff

China's bark is worse than its bite. In the end, how China behaves in the 21st century has a lot to do with the West. Geopolitical "harmony" is as much our choice as theirs.

Hemp Store Co-Owner Wants Chinese Underwear Back

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.21.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Adam Eidinger, co-owner of the hemp stores recently raided by the Metropolitan Police Department, would like his Chinese underwear back....

Lost in Translation: Doctrines and Diplomatic Efforts in Cyberspace

Franz-Stefan Gady | Posted 07.26.2011 | Technology
Franz-Stefan Gady

There is much talk about the militarization of cyber space with Russians, Chinese and Americans accusing each other of triggering a cyber "arms race."...

David Wood

U.S.-China Military Talks Snag On Taiwan Arms Sales | David Wood | Posted 07.18.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- New talks this week between American and Chinese military leaders got stuck on the issue of Taiwan, the same problem that torpedoed U.S....

Chinese Missiles and U.S. Loss of Influence in Asia -- Round II

Franz-Stefan Gady | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Franz-Stefan Gady

Revisiting my previous post "Aircraft Carriers and Chinese Missiles: Time to Rethink US Naval Doctrine" , I would like to approach the issue from a di...

China's U.S. Visit: The Chinese Are Haunted by a Ghost Ship

Rory Fitzgerald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rory Fitzgerald

For all the talk of the Chinese economic miracle, its economic star may be on the wane. Henry Kissinger dismissed the idea of the US being eclipsed by China as the world's superpower.

Hu’s China, Whose Army?

Forbes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Maybe my question, "Is Hu Jintao really the most powerful person in the world?" was the wrong one to ask. Today, with reports that his military may ha...

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.

Weekly Foreign Affairs Roundup

Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka

The Week's Top Stories in Foreign Affairs:A Failed Mexican State? Facts: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton traveled to Mexico and committed more U...

Report: China Trying To Hack US Computers, Buy Nukes

CNN | Mike Mount | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Chinese military continues to increase spending on efforts to break into U.S. military computer systems, expand its Navy, and invest in interconti...