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
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's Military Dream
June 02, 2015
China's Military Dream
The newest element in military strategy in China's most recent defense white paper is the emphasis on cyber power.
China's Military Dream
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
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
Will Beijing Deploy 42,000 Drones to Secure the South China Sea?
May 12, 2015
Will Beijing Deploy 42,000 Drones to Secure the South China Sea?
American experts stress that China will deploy most of its growing fleet of UAVs locally.
Will Beijing Deploy 42,000 Drones to Secure the South China Sea?
What China Thinks of the Pentagon’s Report on the Chinese Military
May 11, 2015
What China Thinks of the Pentagon’s Report on the Chinese Military
China's Foreign Ministry voiced “strong opposition” to a recent DoD assessment on Chinese military strength.
What China Thinks of the Pentagon’s Report on the Chinese Military
What the Pentagon Thinks of China’s Military
May 11, 2015
What the Pentagon Thinks of China’s Military
The U.S. Department of Defense's 2015 report on China's military offers a detailed look into the PLA.
What the Pentagon Thinks of China’s Military
Alarm Over China’s S-400 Acquisition Is Premature
April 22, 2015
Alarm Over China’s S-400 Acquisition Is Premature
The S-400 is an impressive system, but China's acquisition of the system shouldn't spark alarm just yet.
Alarm Over China’s S-400 Acquisition Is Premature
China’s Maritime Silk Road Gamble
April 22, 2015
China’s Maritime Silk Road Gamble
The MSR is designed to pacify neighboring countries threatened by China’s territorial claims, but will it work?
China’s Maritime Silk Road Gamble
China Beware: Here Comes India’s Most Powerful Destroyer
April 22, 2015
China Beware: Here Comes India’s Most Powerful Destroyer
Is this India’s response to China’s Luyang III class?
China Beware: Here Comes India’s Most Powerful Destroyer
Japan's New Helicopter Carrier: Bad News for Chinese Subs?
March 28, 2015
Japan's New Helicopter Carrier: Bad News for Chinese Subs?
Japan now has all the building blocks to field a powerful carrier strike group.
Japan's New Helicopter Carrier: Bad News for Chinese Subs?
Why the PLA Revealed Its Secret Plans for Cyber War
March 24, 2015
Why the PLA Revealed Its Secret Plans for Cyber War
Revealing the organizational structure of the PLA cyber forces may serve a deterrence purpose.
Why the PLA Revealed Its Secret Plans for Cyber War
With Military Parade, Pakistan Sends Message to India, Taliban
March 24, 2015
With Military Parade, Pakistan Sends Message to India, Taliban
Sino-Pakistani military tech was on display, though China's president was conspicuously absent.
With Military Parade, Pakistan Sends Message to India, Taliban
Is China the Biggest Thief in Cyberspace?
March 16, 2015
Is China the Biggest Thief in Cyberspace?
According to some former U.S. officials, the answer is yes; however some experts harbor doubts.
Is China the Biggest Thief in Cyberspace?
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