The Pentagon Sizes Up China, Sees a Serious Military Threat


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Yet projecting power is also expensive for an America with little money to spare. How should Washington proceed? China's tank crew members take part in a tank biathlon competition at the 2020 International Army Games at the Alabino training ground. Sergei Karpukhin/TASS (Photo by Sergei KarpukhinTASS via Getty Images) September 10, 2020 Doug Bandow The purpose of America’s military is to protect the United States. That requires imagining all manner of potential dangers. And in the Pentagon’s eye, the People’s Republic of China is moving from theoretical to serious military threat. The “2020 China Military Power Report” is the 20th...