But regarding this week, we will be examining strategic security and military relations between the U.S. and China. You may want to consider the following questions in your reading responses:
1. Does the China pose a threat to the U.S. in the Asia-Pacific region? Does the U.S. pose a threat to China in the region?
2. What do you think is motivating China's military buildup?
3. How does the demonstration of military strength affect the nation demonstrating the strength, its neighbors, and other interested parties?
4. What is the role of each nation's military in the bilateral relationship?