U.S. Vs. China: Not To Worry, We Still Have Way More Guns and Poison

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Abby Zimet

The Pentagon's newly released annual report to Congress on China's military is being covered in much mainstream media - including Politico's defense-subsidized quotes on the dangers of U.S. military cuts - as a warning of the looming Chinese threat. What they fail to note: The U.S. defense budget is six times as large as that of China - it looks like this - which also invests twice as much in clean energy as the U.S.

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