A Chinese customer checks out his newly purchased iPhone 4 at Apple's flagship store in Beijing. Mobile Internet use in China topped 300 million people in 2010. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force puts on an air display to mark its 60th birthday in Beijing on November 15, 2009. (Those are not stealth prototypes.) STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The U.S. and Japan are conducting joint exercises in the Sea of Japan, near the coast of South Korea. Here, the USS John McCain (L) pulls alongside the USS George Washington in the Sea of Japan. MC3 David Juan Pinalez /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ben Bernanke, Chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve Board delivers his keynote speech at the sixth European Central Bank (ECB) Central Banking conference in Frankfurt, Friday Nov. 19, 2010. KAI PFAFFENBACH/POOL Reuters hide caption

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