Chinese Democracy

This Colin Clark lead about how the Gates Defense Department is conceiving of the upcoming Quadrennial Defense Review — a huge top-to-bottom review of U.S. defense needs and priorities — is just full of win:

It sounds almost Chinese. The five threats. The five challenges. The six principles.

Read the whole thing for a sensible-sounding review, but expect to hear about the Pentagon’s creeping Sinofication from John Cornyn next week.

Crossposted to The Streak.

Spencer Ackerman

Spencer Ackerman