China Has Plan To Undermine The U.S. Military – VICE News Published on Aug 27, 2019

While the Trump administration has been focused on trade wars, China has found another way to challenge U.S. power. It is using its signature overseas development policy, “The Belt and Road Initiative,” to advance military interests, especially on the high seas. China is using the debts it is owed by other countries to purchase or invest in strategically located ports around the world on terms favorable to Beijing. The country is investing in ports located near U.S. military bases in places like in Djibouti, countries like Israel and Greece, which are traditional U.S. allies, and, increasingly, in Latin America.

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