A rising power doesn’t inherently mean a contest, said Chad Sbragia, US deputy assistant defence secretary for China. Photo: Reuters A rising power doesn’t inherently mean a contest, said Chad Sbragia, US deputy assistant defence secretary for China. Photo: Reuters
A rising power doesn’t inherently mean a contest, said Chad Sbragia, US deputy assistant defence secretary for China. Photo: Reuters

China’s rise does not make it America’s competitor, Pentagon official says at Xiangshan Forum

  • ‘Our approach to the Indo-Pacific is that it includes China’, Chad Sbragia, newly appointed deputy assistant secretary of defence for China, says
  • But nations ‘can’t tell the UN you support its principles … then not adhere to them’, he says in thinly veiled swipe at Beijing

Topic |   US-China relations
A rising power doesn’t inherently mean a contest, said Chad Sbragia, US deputy assistant defence secretary for China. Photo: Reuters A rising power doesn’t inherently mean a contest, said Chad Sbragia, US deputy assistant defence secretary for China. Photo: Reuters
A rising power doesn’t inherently mean a contest, said Chad Sbragia, US deputy assistant defence secretary for China. Photo: Reuters
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