Exactly, though we know that the country is communist so the budget for the governement to import weapons is very big. THey are well prepared, when the Giant rises, be careful. As of now, even UN is afraid of China especially in managing territorial disputesI think it really depends who in China you ask. In some villages the culture is still the same as it ever was, in major cities things are certainly changing. I think the large population is what is holding China back, a lot of people are still working for very little money in terrible conditions. Once this changes the politics will change.