Since 2002, China’s leaders – including President Xi Jinping – have characterized the initial two
decades of the 21st century as a “period of strategic opportunity.”
On The Radar
Washington, D.C., 11-2-1-2019
China’s attention to missions guarding its overseas interests and outward shifts in its military emphasis have increasingly propelled the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) beyond China’s borders and its immediate periphery.
It is not an exaggeration to say China is the greatest long-term threat to the U.S. way of life, but China also poses the greatest challenge to the Defense Department, DOD's policy chief said.