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Old 01-31-2010, 10:45 PM
 
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The battle plan is among a range of new initiatives outlined in the review, which is conducted every four years to revise U.S. military strategy for the coming decade or more. The new report places top priority on the fights in Afghanistan and Iraq and against terrorist threats elsewhere, while also preparing for future threats.

“This is truly a wartime QDR,” Defense Secretary Robert Gates wrote in a cover letter for the report. “For the first time, it places the current conflicts at the top of our budgeting, policy and program priorities.”
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China is developing and deploying “large numbers” of advanced missiles, new attack submarines, long-range air defense systems and capabilities to wage electronic warfare and target computer systems, according to the report, which echoes an assessment of China’s military power issued almost a year ago.
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In addition to supporting existing wars, the Quadrennial review emphasizes the need for more unmanned aircraft, intelligence, special forces, helicopters and long-range strike capabilities as well as skills such as foreign languages and training of foreign military forces.

China, Iran Prompt U.S. Air-Sea Battle Plan in Strategy Review - Bloomberg.com
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Old 01-31-2010, 11:37 PM
 
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Scary?
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Old 01-31-2010, 11:42 PM
 
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China’s refusal to provide adequate assurances of its intentions raises “a number of legitimate questions regarding its long-term intentions,” the Pentagon says in the review.

Let's just keep feeding the beast that might eventually swallow us whole. The Chinese are a mercenary bunch, but as long as we get cheap crap from their labor force at Walmart and the rest of the money hungry soulless corporate marketplace, all is well with the world. The people of this country deserve what they get. As long as the newest electronic piece of junk hits the stores on time, we don't care where it's made and what the bargain prices are actually costing us.
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Old 01-31-2010, 11:43 PM
 
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Scary?
Most definitely!
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Old 02-01-2010, 11:38 AM
 
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[quote=sickofnyc;12702333]China’s refusal to provide adequate assurances of its intentions raises “a number of legitimate questions regarding its long-term intentions,” the Pentagon says in the review.

The Chinese are a mercenary bunch...quote]

yes, especially if your country has oil and is suspected of having wmd.
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