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U.S. Lawmaker worried about China's military buildup

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posted on Feb, 5 2008 @ 10:11 AM
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U.S. Lawmaker worried about China's military buildup


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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ask Rep. John Murtha about the U.S. war in Iraq and the conversation eventually veers to China.

Five years into a war the 75-year-old ex-Marine actively opposes, Murtha worries Iraq is sapping the U.S. military at the exact time the United States should be adding muscle to answer Beijing's growing military and economic clout.

"We've got to be able to have a military that can deploy to stop China or Russia or any other country that challenges us," Murtha told Reuters in an interview. "We want to look ahead of just Iraq ... to be prepared to prevent a war."

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posted on Feb, 5 2008 @ 10:11 AM
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LOL, good luck with that. What, does this bozo think we're going to lauch pre-emptive strikes on China next? Some of these people on capital hill are truly deranged.

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