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This article attempts to answer the question of whether the Chinese military rise pose a serious security threat to the United States, and if so, how will the United States react to the security dilemma? The main assumption of this article is based on the principle that a country’s power enhancement and growth lead to demand for greater roles on the international scene. Therefore, China’s military modernization and development would lead the country demand for a greater role in the global equations, especially in East Asia. This development is perceived as a security threat for the United States, which considers itself as the sole hegemonic power with a lot of security interests in the region. Thus, the new development has made US to seek two strategies of containment and partnership in order to respond China and creating a balance of power against the Chinese influence in the region.