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America’s real nemesis is China: Political analyst

Feb 8, 2014

The United States plans to increase spending on the country’s missile systems over fears of China, “America’s real nemesis,” a political analyst and writer in Philadelphia says.


The Pentagon plans to ask Congress for $4.5 billion in extra missile funding over the next five years as part of the fiscal 2015 budget request, Reuters reports, citing experts and congressional sources.

At the same time President Barack Obama has signed legislation that will cut $8.7 billion in food stamp benefits over the next 10 years, causing 850,000 households-- 1.7 million people-- to lose an average of $90 per month in benefits.

“The US is squeezing the poorest Americans to fatten the Pentagon, and the justification this time is the threat from North Korea and Iran, which is ridiculous,” Linh Dinh told Press TV on Saturday.

“America’s real nemesis, China, is not mentioned, although everything that’s happened lately points to an increase in tension between these two super powers,” Dinh pointed out.

“The reason why China and the US are preparing for war is the impending economic collapse that will cause an incredible amount of political and social stress in both countries,” he added.

“As money runs out, and resources run low, they will fight to salvage their relative standing in the world, so many of the pieces are being put into place for a conflict which will pit America and her allies on one side, and China, Russia and their allies on the other side,” the analyst explained.

Dinh said most Americans do not even realize there is a potential for war between Washington and Beijing. “Distracted by their stupid media, many Americans still have no clue about what’s happening.”


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concern citizen:

it is now time for russia and china to supply high end missile and its defense system to iran or else it will be too late

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Pentagon to boost missile spending by over $4 billion

The US Department of Defense plans to increase spending on the country’s missile systems by over $4 billion despite continued pressure on military spending and cuts in other arms programs.

The Pentagon plans to ask Congress for $4.5 billion in extra missile funding over the next five years as part of the fiscal 2015 budget request, Reuters reports, citing experts and congressional sources.

Nearly $1 billion of that amount will pay for a new missile detection radar in Alaska, with an additional $560 million to fund work on a new interceptor after several failed flight tests, said Riki Ellison, founder of the nonprofit Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance, and two of the congressional sources, who were not authorized to speak publicly.

The White House plans to send its fiscal 2015 budget request to Congress on March 4.

Missile defense is one of the biggest items in the Pentagon's annual budget. Billions of dollars have been spent over the past two decades on a "kill vehicle" built by the Raytheon Co that is used to hit and destroy enemy missiles.

However, the Raytheon kill vehicle has suffered a series of test failures in recent years and US military experts say the Pentagon should consider a redesign.

Michael Gilmore, the Pentagon’s chief weapons tester, last week questioned the robustness of the Raytheon kill vehicle.

"We need a new interceptor that actually works," said one of the congressional sources, adding that both of the existing kill vehicle models also needed to be fixed and tested since the replacement would need about five years to be made ready.

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Enough talk. Time for war.

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And how much does China give in benefits to the poor?

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Post time 2014-2-10 21:01:25 |Display all floors
another ol excuse of the US to improve & upgrade their bigtoi inventory with public funds (you see now i even have to work much harder to satisfy uncle sam's thirst)  
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