Is Now the Time to Further U.S.-China Military Ties? Debate…

Here are two opposing views.

A Step Toward Trust With China (New York Times)
by Mike Mullen, a Navy admiral, is the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

The military relationship between the United States and China is one of the world’s most important. And yet, clouded by some misunderstanding and suspicion, it remains among the most challenging. There are issues on which we disagree and are tempted to confront each other. But there are crucial areas where our interests coincide, on which we must work together.

Bound To Fail (Washington Times)
by Randy Schriver, president of Project 2049, is a former deputy assistant secretary of state for East Asia.

U.S. military ties with China work only to PLA’s advantage.

What do you think?