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US think tank member says 'China-US military relations lag far behind'

By Feng Xin (
Updated: 2011-01-10 15:08
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A rising power versus a dominant power - what characterizes the military relations between China and the United States? A US think tank member says they "lag far behind the rest of the relationship".

Kenneth Liberthal is a noted expert on China and the director of the John L. Thornton China Center of Brookings Institution, a Washington-based think tank. He talks with China Daily correspondent Tan Yingzi in an exclusive interview about the US Defense Secretary Robert Gates' ongoing trip in China.

Reporter: Tan Yingzi

Video: Feng Xin