Big Talk

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

Updated: 2011-01-10 15:08

By Feng Xin (

Twitter Facebook Myspace Yahoo! Linkedin Mixx

Get Flash Player

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



Ear We Go

China and the world set to embrace the merciful, peaceful year of rabbit

Preview of the coming issue
Carrefour finds the going tough in China
Maid to Order

European Edition


Mysteries written in blood

Historical records and Caucasian features of locals suggest link with Roman Empire.

Winning Charm

Coastal Yantai banks on little things that matter to grow

New rules to hit property market

The State Council launched a new round of measures to rein in property prices.

Top 10 of 2010
China Daily in Europe
The Confucius connection