Journal: CINCPAC Slams IC on China

02 China, 10 Security, Ethics, Government, Military, Peace Intelligence

Intelligence failures?

William C. Triplett II

Monday, November 2, 2009

On Oct. 21, the incoming commander of the U.S. Pacific Command, Adm. Robert F. Willard, made a little-noticed but astonishing accusation to reporters in Seoul:

“I would contend that in the past decade or so, China has exceeded most of our intelligence estimates of their military capability and capacity every year. They’ve grown at an unprecedented rate in those capabilities.”

Remainder of story no longer easily found online:

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