A PLA airforce J-10A fighter in training last year. In appealing for more reforms and greater investment, China’s defence white paper stressed the nation was still lagging far behind leading militaries. Photo: Xinhua
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China and US should boost military understanding

  • The nation may lag behind the United States, but that does not mean its capabilities can be ignored; doing so would risk unintended consequences

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A PLA airforce J-10A fighter in training last year. In appealing for more reforms and greater investment, China’s defence white paper stressed the nation was still lagging far behind leading militaries. Photo: Xinhua
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