Sunday, March 4, 2007

China's Military Shopping Spree

When he was in Australia last week, Dick Cheney wondered how China's rising military expenditures square with their stated aim of a peaceful rise to global superpower status. Now comes a WaPo article reporting that the 2007 Chinese military budget has indeed increased by 18%. Care to wager a guess in the comments as to what that brings their entire military budget to, before clicking through for the answer? (Remember, don't spoil it for everyone else once you've gotten the answer.)

Posted by Judah in:  China   

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