US Navy sailors take part in a drill during a joint exercise with Asean members in the Gulf of Thailand at the start of the month. Photo: AFP/US Navy

Growing rivalry between China and US plays out in military war games

  • While the PLA focuses on ‘countering American capabilities’, the Pentagon is increasingly using the China threat in its drills
Topic |   US-China relations

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US Navy sailors take part in a drill during a joint exercise with Asean members in the Gulf of Thailand at the start of the month. Photo: AFP/US Navy
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Retired US Navy Admiral William McRaven characterised China’s defence and technology capabilities as a wake-up for the US. Photo: Alamy

China’s military powers are wake-up call for United States, retired US admiral says

  • The American public needs to know that now is the time to do something about China’s strengthening position, William McRaven says
  • Council on Foreign Relations report says Asian rival’s abilities are approaching – and surpassing – those of the US
Topic |   China military

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Retired US Navy Admiral William McRaven characterised China’s defence and technology capabilities as a wake-up for the US. Photo: Alamy
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