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China’s Navy Conducts South China Sea Drills Involving Paracel and Spratly Islands
May 05, 2016
China’s Navy Conducts South China Sea Drills Involving Paracel and Spratly Islands
The People’s Liberation Army Navy’s annual South China Sea combat drill kicked off this Wednesday.
China’s Navy Conducts South China Sea Drills Involving Paracel and Spratly Islands
Chinese Warships Visit Thailand, Cambodia on Goodwill Tour
February 23, 2016
Chinese Warships Visit Thailand, Cambodia on Goodwill Tour
Next stop: the Spratly Islands.
Chinese Warships Visit Thailand, Cambodia on Goodwill Tour
China's South Sea Fleet Gets Another Guided Missile Destroyer
December 17, 2015
China's South Sea Fleet Gets Another Guided Missile Destroyer
The latest of China's most advanced guided missile destroyers will likely show up in the South China Sea.
China's South Sea Fleet Gets Another Guided Missile Destroyer
China ‘Will Absolutely Not Permit’ Territorial Violations in South China Sea
October 09, 2015
China ‘Will Absolutely Not Permit’ Territorial Violations in South China Sea
Plus, US-China cyber cooperation, the PLAN in Poland, and more on China's Nobel Prize winner. Friday China links.
China ‘Will Absolutely Not Permit’ Territorial Violations in South China Sea
Why China Will Base an Aircraft Carrier Near the South China Sea
August 05, 2015
Why China Will Base an Aircraft Carrier Near the South China Sea
The real reasons China is so interested in the South China Sea.
Why China Will Base an Aircraft Carrier Near the South China Sea
Will China's Top Shangri-La Delegate Be the Next PLA Navy Chief?
June 01, 2015
Will China's Top Shangri-La Delegate Be the Next PLA Navy Chief?
Admiral Sun Jianguo, China's representative at the annual security forum, may well become PLA Navy commander in 2017.
Will China's Top Shangri-La Delegate Be the Next PLA Navy Chief?
The Humble Beginnings of China's Space Program
April 25, 2015
The Humble Beginnings of China's Space Program
Plus, the PLAN's birthday, China in the Middle East, and the truth about Hong Kong's election plan. Friday China links.
The Humble Beginnings of China's Space Program
Why 3 Chinese Citizens Are Suing Their Government
April 11, 2015
Why 3 Chinese Citizens Are Suing Their Government
Plus, a new report on the Chinese navy, the "little red app," and cross-strait relations. Friday China links.
Why 3 Chinese Citizens Are Suing Their Government
China Makes Its Case For a Global Military
April 07, 2015
China Makes Its Case For a Global Military
China is using the successful Yemen evacuation to argue that a global PLA is good for the world.
China Makes Its Case For a Global Military
Chinese Admirals Spill the Beans on New Aircraft Carrier
March 12, 2015
Chinese Admirals Spill the Beans on New Aircraft Carrier
For the first time, PLAN officers provide details on China's second aircraft carrier.
Chinese Admirals Spill the Beans on New Aircraft Carrier
Is China Moving to Control the Indian Ocean?
January 31, 2015
Is China Moving to Control the Indian Ocean?
Plus, the myth of counter-intervention, scrapping GDP growth targets, and a visit from the Taliban. Friday China links.
Is China Moving to Control the Indian Ocean?
Burying China's 'String of Pearls'
January 22, 2015
Burying China's 'String of Pearls'
The “String of Pearls” model has long outlived its usefulness as a strategic concept.
Burying China's 'String of Pearls'
The Rise of the 31st Army in Chinese Politics
December 30, 2014
The Rise of the 31st Army in Chinese Politics
Two newly promoted leaders in China's military and paramilitary both have ties to the 31st Army in Fujian.
The Rise of the 31st Army in Chinese Politics
Taiwan Receives First ‘Carrier Killer’ Ship
March 14, 2014
Taiwan Receives First ‘Carrier Killer’ Ship
The Tuo River, the first of twelve 500-ton stealthy twin-hull missile corvettes, has been delivered to the ROC Navy.
Taiwan Receives First ‘Carrier Killer’ Ship
China To Build World's Largest Marine Surveillance Ship
January 24, 2014
China To Build World's Largest Marine Surveillance Ship
China plans to build a 10,000 ton marine surveillance vessel, passing Japan's Shikishima for the title of world's largest
China To Build World's Largest Marine Surveillance Ship
Deleterious Neglect: Will the U.S. Navy Surrender Maritime Asia?
May 20, 2013
Deleterious Neglect: Will the U.S. Navy Surrender Maritime Asia?
Unchallenged for decades, and facing budget cuts, the U.S. Navy risks losing its capability to challenge the PLA in its near seas.
Deleterious Neglect: Will the U.S. Navy Surrender Maritime Asia?
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