• Russia's weakened military now surpassed by China's - and it leaves a trail of paper tigers

    19 days ago - By Chron

    Associated Press
    Russia has always been a military powerhouse, and remains a top cyber, electronic warfare, nuclear, and conventional threat, but it's no longer the top one.
    US defense documents now list China as the US's main threat, and with good reason.
    China has produced truly innovative weapons systems and has the capacity and economy to mass produce them.
    Russia has thought up some powerful concepts but failed to execute them as its economy is weak.
    Russia, and the Soviet Union before it, always possessed an outsized military and grew quickly into the role of the US's chief rival...
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