March 20, 2017

Russia, China making gains on US military power

Featuring Harry Krejsa

Journalist Nikita Vladimirov

Russia and China are increasingly challenging the military superiority that the United States has held since the early 1990s.

Since the end of the Cold War, America’s naval, air, land and space capabilities, paired with key bases in Europe and Asia, have created a strategic advantage over other major superpowers.

The United States still outspends its rivals on the military, with a roughly $600 billion budget that is three times as much as Beijing's and more than six times as much as Moscow's.

Read the full article at The Hill.

  • Harry Krejsa

    Fellow, Center for a New American Security

    Harry Krejsa is a fellow at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). His research areas include the intersection of foreign policy and middle class economics, Chinese ge...