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Chinese dragon awakens - Special Report - The Washington Times, America's Newspaper
: " 'Everybody is starting to acknowledge the hard facts,' Mr. Pillsbury said. 'The China military buildup has been accelerating since 1999. As the buildup has gotten worse, China is trying hard to mask it.'
Richard Fisher, vice president of the International Assessment and Strategy Center, said that in 10 years, the Chinese army has shifted from a defensive force to an advanced military soon capable of operations ranging from space warfare to global non-nuclear cruise-missile strikes.
'Let's all wake up. The post-Cold War peace is over,' Mr. Fisher said. 'We are now in an arms race with a new superpower whose goal is to contain and overtake the United States.' "