No It's all about implementation. There are plenty of programs for total bunk Eq, Both the Russians and US had Psychic Warfare programs... and for all we know the Chinese did as well. Plenty of programs exist and end in disaster.Yeah but China's EM-drive program is way ahead of anyone else, and growing. It's all about the program.
When it comes to a New space Drive It's if it can be developed and implemented to get humanity beyond terra ferma more efficiently.