Part I | Overall Impressions | Question 13

13. China's Growing Military Power

US Survey
(US SURVEY) How do you view China's emergence as a military power as a serious threat to the US, a potential threat, no threat, or as an ally of the US?
General Public
Business Leaders
Policy Makers
Opinion Leaders

Narrative Analysis

United States:
  • The perception of China's military emergence as a serious threat to the US decreased among all respondent groups since 2007. Opinion (73%) and business leaders (68%) view China's military power as a potential threat.