Will China's Military Rise Shift the Global Balance of Power?
Here is a sampling of responses by readers to the Nov. 17 and 18 articles, "Chinese build a high-tech army within an army" and "US more cautious than wary as China's reach grows":
It is totally unreasonable to expect any country to live under someone else's gun if they can avoid doing so. No country with the wealth and technological capability to arm itself would ever refrain from doing so. China is no exception. The point is how to avoid nations going to war. That requires statesmanship.
In the case of Taiwan, the US should draw a line between protecting Taiwan's democracy and promoting its independence. The US should protect Taiwan militarily against unprovoked …
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Publication information: Article title: Will China's Military Rise Shift the Global Balance of Power?. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: November 25, 2005. Page number: 9. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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