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Another area of U.S.-Chinese military competition: Investigating number twos

In the United States, a former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is under investigation. China, striving to surpass the U.S. military, has two former vice chairmen of the central military commission under investigation.

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In the United States, a former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is under investigation. China, striving to surpass the U.S. military, has two former vice chairmen of the central military commission under investigation.

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Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. @tomricks1

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