Chinese media said the waters surrounding the United States on the issue of control still contradictory
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[British Broadcasting Company website reported July 13] Joint Chiefs of Staff 席迈克马伦 13 in the morning to visit the nearby Hangzhou, China’s submarine force. This is Admiral Mullen as U.S. Joint Chiefs chairman since the first visit and the visit to China since the naval base and submarine forces.
after 12 am, Mullen Ma Xiaotian, deputy chief of staff of the PLA, visited the Jinan Military Region Air Force unit in a station. He boarded on the tarmac of an aircraft, with pilots on the Russian and U.S. fighter aircraft equipment and performance issues of a conversation. Mullen also in the afternoon in Hangzhou, near the Nanjing Military District to observe anti-terrorism exercise was held, and visited the headquarters of the force and control system synthesis.
visit Mullen, accompanied by the Chinese Defense Ministry official said this is the PLA Chief of General Staff Chen Bingde May visit was arranged when visiting the U.S. Third Infantry Division and the actual exercise of such anti-terrorism arrangements.
[U.S. National Public Radio Web site reported on July 12] Title: Mystery of the Chinese army opened the door to Mullen
to the mysterious army known for Chinese to visit the U.S. today Joint Chiefs of Staff Mike Mullen opened the door slightly. This is the result of U.S. arms sales to China last year was interrupted by military relations between the two countries since the last repair action.
Mullen Tuesday’s itinerary includes the eastern city of Hangzhou in China to watch a counter-terrorism exercises. He also visited an air base in Shandong, where the roar of fighter jets, flares shine. Foreign correspondents allowed to watch these shows and visit military bases, which is extremely unusual move, although a variety of activities are strictly controlled.
Mullen also visited a Su-27 fighter, and personally got into the cockpit to chat with the pilots.
U.S. Cable News International [website] on July 12 reported problems: Chinese people a rare glimpse into the military headquarters
a naval pilot of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mike Mullen during his visit to watch the Su-27 fighter air show – this aircraft is considered to be comparable with any other model. This is a Chinese military leaders orchestrated a show, the purpose is impressive.
People’s Liberation Army base in the past, the door has been closed, we can imagine, every step of the trip is arranged.
[U.S. Information Service website reported July 11] Joint Chiefs of Staff Mike Mullen activities in China, creating a Western military leaders of the two “first”: first time Renmin University of China in a speech, the first move in the Second Artillery headquarters to watch the launch pad of the CSS-7 short-range ballistic missiles.
Mullen said China’s military and technological development “very open, very natural.” He said: “toward a constructive direction to obtain all the technical achievement is a good thing I see China’s center of gravity from the ground to the transfer of air power at sea, in order to build a navy to protect their own interests, I understand that this is For decades the United States are doing. “
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[Hong Kong" battlefield, "reported on July 13] Title: Mullen refers to the Chinese military increasingly transparent
following day before and the PLA Chief of General Staff Chen Bingde tit for tat on the South China Sea dispute, after being visited China Joint Chiefs of Staff Mike Mullen’s attitude yesterday, a large move, praised China’s military transparency positive step has been taken, the future military relations with confidence.
turn Mullen arrived yesterday afternoon from Beijing, Shandong, People’s Liberation Army Deputy Chief of Staff Ma Xiaotian, accompanied by access to the airport is located in Jining, People’s Liberation Army Air Force, arranged by the Chinese side to board a Su-27 fighters to the presence of the Chinese Officials asked the devices on, and what were the U.S. aircraft and other technical issues. People’s Liberation Army more combat aircraft flying in the demonstration in front of Mullen, described as the Su-27 fighter details revealed.
[U.S. National Public Radio Web site reported on July 12] In general, the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Mike Mullen’s visit to China is not in the major obstacles to achieve any breakthroughs, including the United States on China’s military assertiveness concerns, and China to the United States reconnaissance activities in offshore China’s opposition.
Mullen on military relations, but cautiously optimistic. He said: “The military relations just start again, so we have a long way to go. The leaders of both parties are very supportive, so I’m really the future of US-China military relations with confidence.”
except for some symbolic gesture, but Mullen has made this trip what concrete gains? Ma Xiaotian, deputy chief of staff of the PLA gives the answer. Ma Xiaotian said that the trip will undoubtedly positive results. He said that in future the U.S. say China is not opaque, the next time he went to visit the United States, want to see the United States, like China so transparent. He hoped that the next visit can also board the U.S. aircraft, instead of only 60 feet across the red string around the aircraft to see.
emergence of this new openness will be maintained is another question. But at least, the Chinese military seems to confuse people gradually learn the skills. ‘
U.S. Cable News International [website] on July 12 reported that Speaking of US-China military relations, Admiral Mike Mullen is not a speaker who beat around the bush.
in a rare visit to Shandong Province, People’s Liberation Army in the course of a headquarters, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from a Chinese high-tech fighter climbed down and said: “we have no (military) in the relationship was terminated. “
However, he stressed the two countries should establish military relations. He hoped that his visit to China such as high-level contacts will be closer bilateral relations, not only to make the world that benefit the region.
military relations are still rocky road ahead
[U.S. "Time" magazine website reported July 12] Title: The U.S. military in rebuilding relationship, but do not trust still exists
US-China military relations are bilateral relations in a compelling weaknesses. Joint Chiefs of Staff Mike Mullen’s visit to China this week, said he hoped to improve military relations.
armies in size of the gap is one of the biggest obstacles to improve relations. China has increased rapidly over the past 10 years, the military, since 2000, China’s military spending at an average annual increase of about 15 percent. Although the U.S. has a much more powerful fighting force, but it is clear that China’s growing strength worried.
[Russia, "The Independent" reported on July 12] As the U.S. arms sales to China-US military relations interrupted restored. But in Taiwan and in the waters around China on the issue of control remains contradictory. Americans also worried about China’s naval strength.
Joint Chiefs of Staff Mike Mullen in the People’s Liberation Army Chief of Staff Chen Bingde visit after visit to China, we can say that China has frozen arms sales to Taiwan Washington to protest the resumption of Sino-US military ties . But “The New York Times” prophecy, may also be tension again. Because the United States the obligation to provide Taiwan with weapons and aid is not canceled, despite a number of Members of China’s angry demands to meet the needs of Taiwan.
now more acute problem is who will control the South China Sea, there is an important waterway, said seabed also hold the oil. After years of dispute in Washington has openly sided with China’s rival side.
["Japanese Economic News" reported on July 12] consult the U.S. military as “parallel lines” end end. Joint Chiefs of Staff Mike Mullen stressed that the United States will actively intervene in the South China Sea, the PLA Chief of General Staff Chen Bingde protested the U.S. and the Philippines and other countries held joint military exercises in the South highly inappropriate time.
in the South China Sea, the United States is aimed at the countries together to create a package for the Chinese military fence, to prevent China’s military position in the Western Pacific to further improve. This is a layout, but the focus is the beauty of the region’s future in the formation of two strong pattern.
[United States, "New York Times" reported on July 11] Title: The U.S. military leaders, but the road is still bumpy
U.S. military leaders sought to eliminate the two armies in the decades-long hostility between the commitment to catch them on different occasions said “great opportunity” to safeguard the overall development of Sino-US relations.
but none of them said their respective governments on both sides are not willing to change and the problems – such as Taiwan and South China Sea issue – on the stand. PLA Chief of General Staff, General Chen Bingde military policy of the United States issued a series of complaints, suggesting that their shared vision is still a distant dream.
end of this year the two sides agreed to hold anti-piracy in the Gulf of Aden exercises, held in Hawaii and the Chinese military maritime security conference, held in 2012 and plans to humanitarian disaster relief exercise. Such joint action is rare in recent years. But let the two Fangdui Li’s major issues, do not seem to get any progress.(edit: SN049)
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