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China and Russia Developing Weapons for Use in Rapid War, Says US Defense Secretary

Members of the Chinese regime's People's Liberation Army participate in a large-scale military parade in Beijing on Sept. 3. The U.S. secretary of defense, Ash Carter, warned that China and Russia are prepping for a rapid form of war. (Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)
Members of the Chinese regime's People's Liberation Army participate in a large-scale military parade in Beijing on Sept. 3. The U.S. secretary of defense, Ash Carter, warned that China and Russia are prepping for a rapid form of war. (Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)

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