As China builds its military muscle, it will pivot to head games

//As China builds its military muscle, it will pivot to head games

As China builds its military muscle, it will pivot to head games

March has marked the budget season for the United States and China alike. Earlier this month, at the National People’s Congress, Beijing announced a 7.5 percentage increase in its projected defence spending over last year. It will spend US$177.54 billion on sustaining, growing, and modernising its military. The United States, a little more than a year after acknowledging it was in an era of great-power competition again, announced a US$750 billion defence budget. Headlines have zeroed on the…

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