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China's Military Modernization Push Remains a Work in Progress

Apr 11, 2019 | 09:00 GMT
This photo taken on April 24, 2018, shows J-15 fighter jets on China's sole operational aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, during a drill at sea.

This photo taken on April 24, 2018, shows J-15 fighter jets on China's sole operational aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, during a drill at sea. Despite Beijing's military advances in recent years, Washington will have the upper hand over China for another decade at least.

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Its armed forces have grown by leaps and bounds in the past 20 years, but China has a lot of work to do if it's ever going to catch up to the U.S....

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