Traditionally, the US military has been focused almost exclusively abroad rather than serving a domestic role. Photo: Yonhap via Reuters Traditionally, the US military has been focused almost exclusively abroad rather than serving a domestic role. Photo: Yonhap via Reuters
Traditionally, the US military has been focused almost exclusively abroad rather than serving a domestic role. Photo: Yonhap via Reuters

Pentagon and PLA size up their battle readiness in the war on coronavirus

  • Though the two militaries operate under vastly divergent systems and expectations, the crisis has allowed each to assess the other under real-world conditions
  • While Chinese forces usually respond first when domestic authorities are overwhelmed, the US military historically responds last

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Traditionally, the US military has been focused almost exclusively abroad rather than serving a domestic role. Photo: Yonhap via Reuters Traditionally, the US military has been focused almost exclusively abroad rather than serving a domestic role. Photo: Yonhap via Reuters
Traditionally, the US military has been focused almost exclusively abroad rather than serving a domestic role. Photo: Yonhap via Reuters
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