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China growing stronger, US declining since 2008: Defence survey

Last Updated: Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 14:39

Washington: Nearly 82 percent of the US defence leaders reportedly believe that the communist China is growing stronger, while the American defence system is declining in its strength, a survey revealed.
The Defence News Leadership Poll conducted by Gannett`s Defense News showed that the majority of defence industry leaders, congressional staff and consultants believed that the United States is weaker today than five years ago, when President Barack Obama won the elections, the Washington Times reports.

According to the report, 39 percent out of 350 respondents identified themselves as Republican and 14 percent as Democrats.

First Published: Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 14:35

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