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Defense experts warn that the North Korean military is a strategic threat and will soon be equipped to target the U.S. mainland.
China's currency is substantially undervalued, and Beijing is moving too slowly to fulfill its promise to let it rise, Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner said Wednesday.
North Korea's development of nuclear weapons and long-range missiles poses a direct threat to the United States, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said Tuesday.
China carried out the first flight test of an advanced stealth fighter as visiting Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates raised questions about the jet during a meeting in Beijing with China's president.
To foster its imperialistic goals, China for the past two decades has funded an unprecedented military expansion program. With no known threat to its homeland, that should leave no doubt that the Chinese plan to use their modernized People's Liberation Army (PLA) to further their expansionist objectives by intimidation or outright aggression. Their illegal claim to essentially the entire South China Sea, which they have declared a "core interest," is a case in point. Their unauthorized building of facilities on the Philippines' Mischief Reef in 1995 and their forced confrontation with Japan over disputed islands in 2010 only serve to illustrate what China is prepared to do in the future.
When President Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao meet in Washington on Jan. 19, they should recognize that generally when a new big power rises, war ensues.
An international human rights group is charging China's government with continuing to violate its citizens' human rights and undermining its own plan to protect civil and political rights during the past two years.
Borrowing rates for Portugal briefly spiked Monday after reports over the weekend that Germany and France are pushing it to accept outside help to keep the debt crisis in Europe from spreading.
China's defense minister on Monday rebuffed an offer from Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates to hold strategic nuclear talks, saying military dialogue will be limited to counterpiracy, counterterrorism and peacekeeping cooperation.