The Truth About China's Aircraft Carriers
February 10, 2015
The Truth About China's Aircraft Carriers
The hype surrounding Chinese aircraft carriers disregards PLAN budget realities.
The Truth About China's Aircraft Carriers
China’s Ghost Fleet in the Indian Ocean
February 07, 2015
China’s Ghost Fleet in the Indian Ocean
Are the stories surrounding China’s Indian Ocean fleet just wishful thinking?
China’s Ghost Fleet in the Indian Ocean
'The Fog of Peace': Why We Are Not Able to Predict Military Power
February 04, 2015
'The Fog of Peace': Why We Are Not Able to Predict Military Power
Our obsession with technology can pose problems in doing good analysis.
'The Fog of Peace': Why We Are Not Able to Predict Military Power
The One Article to Read on Chinese Naval Strategy in 2015
February 03, 2015
The One Article to Read on Chinese Naval Strategy in 2015
A fascinating new paper by two academics asks us to question a fundamental assumption about China’s naval buildup.
The One Article to Read on Chinese Naval Strategy in 2015
China’s Lawful Position on the South China Sea
January 31, 2015
China’s Lawful Position on the South China Sea
China is not helping itself by refusing to define its understanding of the nine-dashed line.
China’s Lawful Position on the South China Sea
China's Navy to Send More Ships to the Indian Ocean
January 31, 2015
China's Navy to Send More Ships to the Indian Ocean
Recent reports of PLAN naval movements have many analysts worried.
China's Navy to Send More Ships to the Indian Ocean
The Pentagon Just Dropped the Air Sea Battle Name
January 22, 2015
The Pentagon Just Dropped the Air Sea Battle Name
However, the U.S. Defense Department will continue to pursue counter-A2/AD strategies.
The Pentagon Just Dropped the Air Sea Battle Name
China’s Naval Diplomacy: PLAN Ships Visit German Port of Hamburg
January 21, 2015
China’s Naval Diplomacy: PLAN Ships Visit German Port of Hamburg
Naval support for Chinese diplomacy is an increasingly important function of the PLAN.
China’s Naval Diplomacy: PLAN Ships Visit German Port of Hamburg
China's Spratlys Airstrip Will Raise South China Sea Stakes
November 25, 2014
China's Spratlys Airstrip Will Raise South China Sea Stakes
Beijing is developing a man-made island on Fiery Cross Reef in the Spratlys.
China's Spratlys Airstrip Will Raise South China Sea Stakes
Relax, China's Aircraft Carrier Is Fine
October 25, 2014
Relax, China's Aircraft Carrier Is Fine
Reports of Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning’s death are greatly exaggerated.
Relax, China's Aircraft Carrier Is Fine
A Closer Look at China’s Military Modernization
October 22, 2014
A Closer Look at China’s Military Modernization
Dr. Phillip Saunders joins The Diplomat to take a closer look about China’s military modernization.
A Closer Look at China’s Military Modernization
China Naval Chief Conducts ‘Unprecedented’ Survey of Disputed Reefs
October 17, 2014
China Naval Chief Conducts ‘Unprecedented’ Survey of Disputed Reefs
PLA Navy commander Wu Shengli conducted a survey of Beijing's reclamation projects in the disputed South China Sea.
China Naval Chief Conducts ‘Unprecedented’ Survey of Disputed Reefs
US General: Our Aerial Encounters with China Largely Safe
October 11, 2014
US General: Our Aerial Encounters with China Largely Safe
The top US Air Force commander in the Pacific said the U.S., China, and Japan largely avoid dangerous midair incidents.
US General: Our Aerial Encounters with China Largely Safe
China's Military May Have Gone 'Rogue' After All
September 23, 2014
China's Military May Have Gone 'Rogue' After All
Xi Jinping isn't happy with the PLA's chain of command, suggesting that he may lack complete control.
China's Military May Have Gone 'Rogue' After All
China and Iran's Historic Naval Exercise
September 23, 2014
China and Iran's Historic Naval Exercise
China and Iran began a four-day naval exercise on Monday, focusing on anti-piracy and rescue operations.
China and Iran's Historic Naval Exercise
US Welcomes China’s RIMPAC Spying
July 30, 2014
US Welcomes China’s RIMPAC Spying
The top U.S. military leader in the Pacific sees a silver lining in China’s military surveillance of RIMPAC.
US Welcomes China’s RIMPAC Spying
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