Zakaria: It’s Not a ‘Sputnik Moment’ and We Should Not Feed Cold War Paranoia
The Financial Times has reported that China tested a hypersonic missile this summer. Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, compared the test to that pivotal event during the Cold War: “I don’t know if it’s quite a Sputnik moment,” he said, “but I think it’s very close to that.”
But Fareed Zakaria says the Chinese test has nothing in common with Sputnik, and claiming that it does feeds a dangerous paranoia growing in Washington these days.
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