Wednesday, September 30, 2009

China's Military Is Rising

Military vehicles park near Tiananmen Square during a rehearsal for a parade marking the 60th anniversary of the People's Republic of China. (Nelson Ching / Bloomberg / September 18, 2009)

US Concerned About China's Military Modernization -- Voice of America

October 1, 2009 is the 60th anniversary of the People's Republic of China, and the nation's armed forces will take part in a massive program celebrating the Communist Party's takeover in 1949. U.S. officials have carefully watched China's efforts to modernize its military in recent years and are concerned it could pose a threat to America's military power in the Pacific.

For more than a decade, China has been rapidly modernizing the People's Liberation Army. And U.S. officials have expressed concern about how Beijing might use its expanding military power.

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More News On China's Military

China to parade its new and improved arsenal -- L.A. Times
China to display upgraded missiles in Oct 1 parade -- Reuters
Beijing flaunts its 'peaceful' might -- Toronto Star
The Big ‘Made in China’ Military Parade -- The Danger Room
China's Sixtieth Birthday and Military Parade -- Business Week
China's National Day Military Parade Heats Defense Industry -- ACN Newswire
China rejects US military fears -- BBC
US view of China's military threat 'groundless': state media -- AFP
China says willing to improve U.S. defense ties -- Reuters

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