December 20, 2013

We Need More than a Rebalance with China

Jim Talent, National Review

The Associated Press

Recently I posted here on China’s unprecedented military buildup and the reasons for it. The Chinese Communist leaders are pursuing a “coercive but non-kinetic” policy – essentially bullying the smaller countries in the region with the threat of armed conflict – and rapidly developing the means to deny the American military access to the East and South China Seas, which is the key to success as they have defined it.

The question is, what should the United States do now?

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