China's Leaner Army May Pose a Bigger Challenge to U.S.

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  • Troop cuts seen as `anything but' a gesture of peace
  • Force reduction part of biggest defense overhaul in 3 decades

China Flexes Military Muscle in Victory Day Parade

Far from weakening the Chinese military, the troop cuts announced by President Xi Jinping will help counter U.S. advantages and improve the country’s ability to project force further from its shores.

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