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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Peters: Under Proposed Pentagon Budget Navy Could Not Fight War With China -- By The Washington Free Beacon Staff

Fox News military analyst Ralph Peters said under the proposed Pentagon budget the U.S. Navy could not fight a war with China Tuesday on Hannity.

Peters said although expensive weapons programs like the $350 million F-22 were supposed to be a cure all for future military conflicts, serious deficiencies are evident across different branches of the military. “We have carriers that are wonderful tools for showing the force, [but] they couldn’t survive in a war with China,” he said.

Hannity asked Peters if the proposed Pentagon cuts risk the United States upending the balance of power across the globe and ceding international control and influence to a nation far more hostile to freedom.

Peters agreed, adding maritime power will be a crucial factor in determining the outcome of future military conflicts, particularly in a possible conflict with China.

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