Star Wars: The US Gets Ready to Battle China and Russia in Space
June 25, 2015
Star Wars: The US Gets Ready to Battle China and Russia in Space
The American military will set up a new command center to better coordinate responses to attacks in space.
Star Wars: The US Gets Ready to Battle China and Russia in Space
China Prepares Its 172,000 Civilian Ships for War
June 23, 2015
China Prepares Its 172,000 Civilian Ships for War
Chinese civilian shipbuilders have to ensure that their vessels can be used by the PLAN during times of 'crisis'.
China Prepares Its 172,000 Civilian Ships for War
Revealed: China’s Deadly New Gun
June 20, 2015
Revealed: China’s Deadly New Gun
Watch out tankers! This new armor-piercing weapon could spell trouble for your tracked vehicles.
Revealed: China’s Deadly New Gun
How China Practices the Invasion of Taiwan
June 17, 2015
How China Practices the Invasion of Taiwan
Recent Chinese military maneuvers in the Bashi Channel had only one purpose.
How China Practices the Invasion of Taiwan
Report: 'China's Strategic Assertiveness' Fueling Tensions in Asia
June 16, 2015
Report: 'China's Strategic Assertiveness' Fueling Tensions in Asia
The 2015 SIPRI Yearbook emphasizes Beijing's critical role in aggravating tensions in East Asia.
Report: 'China's Strategic Assertiveness' Fueling Tensions in Asia
Competition for the 2022 Winter Olympics Heats Up
June 10, 2015
Competition for the 2022 Winter Olympics Heats Up
Will Almaty be “Keeping it Real” in 2022 or will Beijing prove to be a “Joyful Rendezvous upon Pure Ice and Snow”?
Competition for the 2022 Winter Olympics Heats Up
China Wants to Reform its Defense Industry
June 10, 2015
China Wants to Reform its Defense Industry
Beijing remains technologically one or two generations behind its main competitors in the global arms industry.
China Wants to Reform its Defense Industry
Can This Chinese Tank Beat Russia’s T-14 Armata?
June 09, 2015
Can This Chinese Tank Beat Russia’s T-14 Armata?
Chinese tank maker Norinco claims that its VT-4 is superior to Russia’s deadliest armored fighting vehicle.
Can This Chinese Tank Beat Russia’s T-14 Armata?
When Americans Ruled Beijing
June 04, 2015
When Americans Ruled Beijing
In the early 20th century, the U.S. briefly ruled parts of China and gained its first experience in coalition warfare.
When Americans Ruled Beijing
Meet the PLA’s Deadly New 'Carrier Killer' Drone
June 03, 2015
Meet the PLA’s Deadly New 'Carrier Killer' Drone
Beijing is heavily investing into the development of longer-range UAVs.
Meet the PLA’s Deadly New 'Carrier Killer' Drone
China to Embrace New 'Active Defense' Strategy
May 26, 2015
China to Embrace New 'Active Defense' Strategy
A new defense white paper outlines Beijing's growing military capabilities and strategic outlook.
China to Embrace New 'Active Defense' Strategy
China Slams US Over Economic Espionage Charges
May 22, 2015
China Slams US Over Economic Espionage Charges
How will this impact the bilateral relationship?
China Slams US Over Economic Espionage Charges
What the US Gets Wrong About Chinese Cyberespionage
May 22, 2015
What the US Gets Wrong About Chinese Cyberespionage
Is it government policy in China to pass on commercial secrets obtained via cyberespionage to civil sector firms?
What the US Gets Wrong About Chinese Cyberespionage
4 Reasons Why China Is No Threat to South China Sea Commerce
May 22, 2015
4 Reasons Why China Is No Threat to South China Sea Commerce
US diplomacy is not served by exaggerating or inventing military threats, such as threats to commercial shipping.
4 Reasons Why China Is No Threat to South China Sea Commerce
6 Chinese Men Charged With Economic Espionage in US
May 20, 2015
6 Chinese Men Charged With Economic Espionage in US
What will be Beijing's response?
6 Chinese Men Charged With Economic Espionage in US
Have China and Russia Agreed Not to Attack Each Other in Cyberspace?
May 20, 2015
Have China and Russia Agreed Not to Attack Each Other in Cyberspace?
Probably not, as one expert recently told The Diplomat.
Have China and Russia Agreed Not to Attack Each Other in Cyberspace?
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