(War On The Rocks) As highlighted by Admiral Harris, China’s military-modernization drive continues to accelerate. Concern about the pace and intent of China’s defense modernization is indeed growing in the United States.
(DefenseOne) China’s progress hasn’t gone unnoticed.
By Norton A. Schwartz, RealClearDefense: “The outcome for the U.S. will vary greatly depending on the strength and endurance of trade, national security, and immigration policies. The current approach will not be a match for the comprehensive course that China has set.”
China Will 'Pull the Trigger' in the South China Sea
By Gordon C. Chang, The National Interest: “James Fanell, once the top intelligence officer of the U.S. Navy’s Pacific Fleet and now a noted commentator on defense matters, is concerned that the Chinese desire confrontation to achieve their “centennial goal of the great rejuvenation” of the Chinese state. This goal, he told The National Interest, “requires the consolidation of all its perceived territories, to include the maritime territories of the South and East China Sea.””