Thailand, India are listening

China, U.S. compete to sell arms to Asia

U.S. President Barack Obama, right, and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, center, look on during India's Republic Day military parade in late January in New Delhi. © AP

BEIJING/NEW DELHI -- China and the U.S. are stepping up their marketing of military weapons to Thailand, India and other countries around the world, vying fiercely to expand their clout in global arms markets. On Feb. 6, Chang Wanquan, China's national defense minister, paid an official visit to...