WILL SOMEONE PLEASE READ THIS THING?
(AND TELL US WHAT IT SAYS?)

http://www.uscc.gov/annual_report/2005/annual_report_full_05.pdf

USA

Manpower available for military service:
m 18-49: 67,742,879
f 18-49: 67,070,144 (2005 est.)
Manpower fit for military service:
m 18-49: 54,609,050
f 18-49: 54,696,706 (2005 est.)

Population: 295,734,134 (July 05 est.)

CHINA

Manpower available for military service:
m 18-49: 342,956,265 (2005 est.)
Manpower fit for military service:
m 18-49: 281,240,272 (2005 est.)

Population: 1,306,313,812 (July 05 est.)

courtesy
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ch.html#Military

FILTERING THE INTERNETS

http://www.opennetinitiative.net/studies/china/
http://www.opennetinitiative.net/modules.php?op=modload&name=Archive&file=index&req=viewarticle&artid=1

TO BE RICH IS GLORIOUS!

http://www.rsf.org/article.php3?id_article=16121
http://www.rsf.org/article.php3?id_article=16110

“So is one American business, or even the American economy in general, more important than the life of one Chinese dissident?

“Well, that’s the question,” Mr. Miller said. “And reasonable people are going to come down on different sides of that question.””

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/15/weekinreview/15zeller.html

AUDIO

(REAL)
http://www.voanews.com/mediaassets/english/2006_01/Audio/ram/IPC_China_Internet_011206ra.ram
(MP3)
http://www.voanews.com/mediaassets/english/2006_01/Audio/mp3/IPC_China_Internet_011206mp3.mp3

BACKGROUND

http://www.rfa.org/english/news/politics/2006/01/05/uyghur_spies/
http://www.voanews.com/english/NewsAnalysis/2006-01-12-voa65.cfm
http://english.epochtimes.com/news/6-1-10/36749.html