November 15, 2012

China's Carrier Forces U.S. Navy Rethink

Sukjoon Yoon, Asia Times

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The geopolitical implications of China's first operational aircraft carrier underline that the growing Asian superpower's long-held strategy to counter US military dominance has had a corrosive effect on Western naval confidence. The US Navy should not attempt to shoulder the burden of responding to China's maritime strategy alone.

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