Does the Jan 11 Chinese test mean that China now truly threatens the United States?

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Does the Jan 11 Chinese test mean that China now truly threatens the United States?

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Theoretically, any number of states could threaten the United States, though right now the most immediate threats to America would appear to come from non-state actors. Q: Very clever but you’re not answering the question! A: China is not a substantial military threat to the continental U.S. Unlike the American military, it does not have forces stationed in forward positions, ominously brushing on our borders, as we do on theirs. Q: So why did Beijing boom off a missile that intentionally knocked out one of its own aging space satellites? A: Probably because the technology and secrecy freaks of the PLA (People’s Liberation Army) wanted to prove to themselves — and to the world — that they could actually do it. Q: But why? I still don’t get it. A: Because China is a rising power, with new wealth, and is on the road to becoming a major power. Building up their military is what all nations on the rise do. Just look at the example of the United States over the last century. This current

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