Reuters UK: ChenBingDe visit will increase confidence in U.S. military
information Figure: Chen Bingde visited the South China Sea Fleet exercises
United Kingdom May 13, Reuters reported, with the People’s Liberation Army visited China and the U.S. efforts to deal with the upcoming China-US military suspicion next week since the first time since 2009, high-level military talks that add bilateral military relations of trust. For arms sales to Taiwan and the United States military tentacles stretching anxiety Beijing, China military relations were overshadowed.
PLA Chief of General Staff Chen Bingde will be a one-week visit to the United States. And this week, two senior government officials held talks recently, the world’s two largest economies, so the tension between ease. University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation Senior Fellow Zhangtai Ming (voice): “The sustained high-level military exchanges between the lack of means that the overall relationship between the United States is still unbalanced.”
ChenBingDe last month told visiting U.S. representative groups, arms sales to Taiwan-US military relations are still the biggest obstacle. He and Obama government officials and military commanders of the United States is unlikely to bring any breakthrough in talks, but it may help ease the bilateral military relations.
Zhangtai Ming said: “The United States on the exchange of military information and a series of proposed actions, but unless the senior military and government approval, otherwise it will not be achieved.” Military tension between the two countries are still likely to increase, especially in 2012 will U.S. presidential election and usher in the Chinese leadership change, which may make decision-makers distraction, and they do not want to compromise on the dispute.
Naval Analysis Center, director of China research, said David Finkelstein: “Military tensions between the two countries can be pretending aside and will not affect bilateral high-level concept of leadership – this is just wishful thinking, “he said,” but I believe that the two officials are aware, the U.S. military is crucial and can not have been opinion polls, blog, or comment on the kidnapping. “
With China in Asia continue to extend the tentacles of the military and the military is growing, the United States and other countries in the region closely. In the South China Sea, China eclipsed the United States ship that, Beijing succeeded in destroying abandoned satellites … These people are the fault of the military was worried about the risks, when China’s growing military power in Asia and the United States, especially when a collision. Beijing will be a large number of U.S. military presence in Asia, its influence and interests as a threat, especially in military bases in South Korea and Japan. The two countries have also seen the need to enhance communication. Professor Zhu Feng of Beijing University, said: “Military relations are becoming increasingly important, not only because of China’s military development will lead to mutual suspicion, but also because of the lack of military relations between the two countries will in Libya, Afghanistan and other issues of regional cooperation can not be carried out . “
Apart from meeting the U.S. government and military leaders, Chen Bingde will also visit major U.S. military facilities. Chinese Defense Ministry official said the United States done a lot of arrangements, but in some cases for many years to the military leaders did not open too. ▲ (Global Times by Michael Palma Tina, Wang Xiaoxiong translation)
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