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Lawmakers seek $7.5 billion to counter China’s rise
« on: May 16, 2018, 07:18:07 AM »
Lawmakers seek $7.5 billion to counter China’s rise
By: Joe Gould   15 hours ago

WASHINGTON — The U.S. should forge stronger military ties with Taiwan and add $7.5 billion in national defense spending in the Pacific region in order to counter Chinese influence in the region, according to a legislative proposal from four U.S. senators.

The bipartisan Asia Reassurance Initiative Act, or ARIA, would authorize $1.5 billion annually for five years to deter and defend against China. A mix of State Department and Defense Department funds would bolster the U.S. military presence and readiness in the region, improving defense infrastructure and critical munitions stockpiles.
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Re: Lawmakers seek $7.5 billion to counter China’s rise
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2018, 07:29:15 AM »

Let's first have the DoD account for the money it now gets.

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