China's Air Force Revisits the Bashi Channel. Here's Why That Matters
September 13, 2016
China's Air Force Revisits the Bashi Channel. Here's Why That Matters
The Bashi Channel is seldom discussed, but bears great strategic relevance for the People's Liberation Army.
China's Air Force Revisits the Bashi Channel. Here's Why That Matters
Chinese Navy Holds 'Confrontation Drill' in Sea of Japan
August 23, 2016
Chinese Navy Holds 'Confrontation Drill' in Sea of Japan
The ships participating in the exercise were on their way back to China from RIMPAC 2016.
Chinese Navy Holds 'Confrontation Drill' in Sea of Japan
China's Military Has Nearly 3000 Aircraft. Here's Why That Matters
May 17, 2016
China's Military Has Nearly 3000 Aircraft. Here's Why That Matters
The 2016 Defense Department report on Chinese military strength says China may have 3,000 military aircraft.
China's Military Has Nearly 3000 Aircraft. Here's Why That Matters
Xi Jinping Has a New Title: Commander-in-Chief of the People's Liberation Army
April 22, 2016
Xi Jinping Has a New Title: Commander-in-Chief of the People's Liberation Army
Xi's quest to expand his personal authority over the Chinese military continues.
Xi Jinping Has a New Title: Commander-in-Chief of the People's Liberation Army
Chinese PLA Company Command: The Party Line
April 19, 2016
Chinese PLA Company Command: The Party Line
Become a Chinese PLA company commander for a day.
Chinese PLA Company Command: The Party Line
Xi Jinping and Maritime Militarization
March 23, 2016
Xi Jinping and Maritime Militarization
Fuzzy “pink lines” in the water.
Xi Jinping and Maritime Militarization
US Experts Talk Chinese PLA Reform
March 23, 2016
US Experts Talk Chinese PLA Reform
What’s changed and why?
US Experts Talk Chinese PLA Reform
Without Foreign Military Tech, Where Would China's Military Be?
March 08, 2016
Without Foreign Military Tech, Where Would China's Military Be?
The overwhelming majority of Chinese technology depends on systems acquired from foreign producers.
Without Foreign Military Tech, Where Would China's Military Be?
US Admiral Warns of China’s and Russia’s Growing Space Weapons Arsenal
January 26, 2016
US Admiral Warns of China’s and Russia’s Growing Space Weapons Arsenal
In a speech, the head of U.S. Strategic Command also warned of China’s long-range precision strike weapons program.
US Admiral Warns of China’s and Russia’s Growing Space Weapons Arsenal
China’s Military Reforms and Risk Escalation
December 10, 2015
China’s Military Reforms and Risk Escalation
The devolution of authority portends a rise in dangerous incidents.
China’s Military Reforms and Risk Escalation
Take Notice, Asia: China's Military Is Getting Leaner and More Lethal
December 01, 2015
Take Notice, Asia: China's Military Is Getting Leaner and More Lethal
Reforms to the People's Liberation Army will help the Chinese military emerge as a more potent war-fighting force.
Take Notice, Asia: China's Military Is Getting Leaner and More Lethal
The Myth of a ‘Strategic Imbalance’ in the South China Sea
November 20, 2015
The Myth of a ‘Strategic Imbalance’ in the South China Sea
As Australia focuses on China's perceived advantages in the SCS, it's worth taking a closer look at that narrative.
The Myth of a ‘Strategic Imbalance’ in the South China Sea
Revealed: China Tests Secret Missile Capable of Hitting US Satellites
November 11, 2015
Revealed: China Tests Secret Missile Capable of Hitting US Satellites
A previously unknown anti-satellite weapon was recently tested in western China.
Revealed: China Tests Secret Missile Capable of Hitting US Satellites
What China's 'Militarization' of the South China Sea Would Actually Look Like
November 05, 2015
What China's 'Militarization' of the South China Sea Would Actually Look Like
A closer look at the specific military concerns posed by China's artificial islands.
What China's 'Militarization' of the South China Sea Would Actually Look Like
Should the US Fear China’s New Space Weapons?
October 23, 2015
Should the US Fear China’s New Space Weapons?
Beijing is working on a host of different weapon systems designed to destroy or disable U.S. satellites in space.
Should the US Fear China’s New Space Weapons?
Hybrid Warfare With Chinese Characteristics
September 23, 2015
Hybrid Warfare With Chinese Characteristics
From Sun Tzu to Xi Jinping: Russia isn’t the only one who knows hybrid warfare.
Hybrid Warfare With Chinese Characteristics
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