Pentagon Raises Specter Of Chinese Superiority To Boost Funding – 8 November 2014

RT logoThe Pentagon’s weapons buyer said the US’s military advantage is evaporating due to under-funding while China’s budget grows by 12 percent annually. Pentagon officials say without investment China could have greater influence in the Asia-Pacific region.

The Pentagon has been beating its drum for increased government spending on research and development for several years so the US can maintain its military advantage over China in the Asia-Pacific region. The agency is not concerned about going to war with China, but it said a stronger military will give the country more influence in the region.

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