China and Russia have developed an increasingly close security relationship that poses new and difficult challenges to the United States, according to a new report.
Dr. Richard Weitz, a senior fellow and director of the Center for Political-Military Analysis at the Hudson Institute, explains in the report that the Sino-Russian defense partnership is based on arms sales, military exercises, and “other forms of interactions such as meetings, declarations, and exchanges.”
“Moscow has supported Beijing’s military ambitions by providing sophisticated weapons platforms to the People’s Liberation Army (PLA),” Weitz writes. “These weapons transfers have bolstered China’s air defense, anti-ship, and other critical capabilities …read more
Source: The Washington Free Beacon