U.S. military planners might be viewing China in the wrong light

Their aircraft carriers don’t have catapults. Their submarines are mostly diesel. Many of their aircraft are made of Soviet-era designs. Their economic growth has ground to a halt. And their birthrate has crashed. So why does military doctrine rate China as a near-peer military offensive force? Federal Drive host Tom Temin talked with someone who argues for a different way to think about China and consequently about the U.S. military and foreign policy. Dan Grazier is Senior Military Fellow at the Project on Government Oversight.