Many are crying wolf with the rise of China in the political and economic spheres. And now it's making its military better. Not to worry: China is not even close to matching the world's current superpower, America, in military or monetary means. Listed below are some starkly-contrasting differences between China and the United States.
But first, here are some telling charts and graphics from a recent assessment of American power by The Economist.
Key military differences between China and the US