British media said Kuznetsov aircraft carrier could be a turning point in the rise of China
China Kuznetsov aircraft carrier conversion process smoothly
British “Daily Mail” on June 12 article, the original question: China’s rise has been unstoppable for the ruler of the world?
Ikea in Dalian, China is undoubtedly a milestone in Western commercial tentacles, but any one out of shop customers will be surprised era of change: a 60,000-ton aircraft carrier docked at the shop on the port size is almost the only active UK’s “excellent” three times the carrier. Obviously, this is the first time unequivocally that China to deploy military forces in the ocean.
Indeed, we wake up tomorrow morning will not find in Chinese fighters circled overhead. U.S. military is still the Chinese to shame. The United States has 11 carrier battle groups, China is also building the first one, even the technical level of China’s own admission 20 years behind the United States. Even so, since the 1990s, China started in the western Pacific to the United States to fight back. 100 years later, when historians review the rise of China as a world power process, the carrier is perhaps the turning point.
I have estimated in a book, wealth and strength of East Asian countries in 2100 will be around to catch up with the West. In fact, the pace of the East faster than expected. 300 years, the West has maintained a huge military advantage. However, because of the economic slump, this advantage will soon disappear. The fact is, just as the United Kingdom in the early 20th century could not prevent the United States, the United States can not prevent China from rising in the 21st century, and signs everywhere.
inexpensive Chinese goods than the West. In 2004, “Business Week” has concluded that U.S. industry is afraid of the word “China price.” Now it’s high-end products. Prada will be listed in Hong Kong; Harrods set up 75 special in Chinese for the Chinese customer service counter, introduced Louis Vuitton, Hermes, Burberry and other brand-name; Chinese customers this year in the good name of shopping paradise London Bond Street spending is expected to reach 165 million pounds in 2013 will double. The world has never been such a large diversion of sudden wealth, but also the strength of tilt from west to east.
China’s economy every year by 10% annually, spending has quadrupled since 1996, and in the last 10 years to grow faster. Beyond traditional war is not that China focus on cyber warfare and space warfare capabilities with the United States pulled away in order to quickly integrate the U.S. military forces to win the digital hub. In contrast the West, the economic recovery faltering, all the way down military spending. U.S. may pay money from the August bill. British military budget may be decreased by 24% in 2014, the Royal Navy’s two new aircraft carriers may have hard to find a trace.
Perhaps it is time to delve into what the Chinese. ▲ (author Ian Morris, Ding Xiang translation)
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