View Full Version : Pentagon 'Hedge' Strategy Targets China

Tuesday, March 21st, 2006, 07:37 AM
The Pentagon is moving strategic bombers to Guam and aircraft carriers and submarines to the Pacific as part of a new "hedge" strategy aimed at preparing for conflict with China, Pentagon officials said yesterday.

Peter Rodman, assistant defense secretary for international security affairs, told a congressional commission that the response to the emerging military threat from China is part of the White House national security strategy made public yesterday.

Although U.S. relations with China are good, "both sides understand very well that there is a potential for a conflict, particularly in the Taiwan Strait," Mr. Rodman said during a hearing of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.

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Thursday, March 23rd, 2006, 03:11 AM
hah! and jepordize almost all the goods our citizens rely on? Not that I wish for a war but have you checked the number of things you buy that say "made in china"? It's an appauling amount. I try and avoid it but so often there is no choice. :runaway