Friday, February 10, 2006

self-fulfilling prophecy?

A propósito do 2006 Quadrennial Defense Review apresentado há dias pelo Pentágono e da maneira como se refere à China.
"Of the major emerging powers, China has the greatest potential to compete military with the United States and field disrutive military technologies that could overtime offset traditionalUS military advanatges (...)".

A China já reagiu assim:
"This is the first time the United States has singled out China in its defense report as 'an emerging power that has the greatest potential to militarily challenge the United States', though senior U.S. officials have expressed similar views on various occasions earlier," said Yao Yunzhu, a research fellow with the Military Academy of Sciences of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA).

Voltaremos a este assunto.

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