What Can the Middle Ages Teach Us About US Naval Strategy?
March 12, 2015
What Can the Middle Ages Teach Us About US Naval Strategy?
The history of European chivalry offers valuable insights for analyzing the Sino-US naval competition.
What Can the Middle Ages Teach Us About US Naval Strategy?
China's 'New Normal' in 2015: Cause for Concern?
March 07, 2015
China's 'New Normal' in 2015: Cause for Concern?
The Diplomat's editors discuss China's defense budget, South China Sea reclamation efforts, anti-terror law, and more.
China's 'New Normal' in 2015: Cause for Concern?
This Is Still the One Article To Read on Chinese Naval Strategy in 2015
March 05, 2015
This Is Still the One Article To Read on Chinese Naval Strategy in 2015
A recent article expands the debate on Chinese anti-access/area denial strategies.
This Is Still the One Article To Read on Chinese Naval Strategy in 2015
US China Commission Moves Beyond the 'China Threat' Hype
February 17, 2015
US China Commission Moves Beyond the 'China Threat' Hype
A new report represents a major evolution in U.S. understanding of the PLA.
US China Commission Moves Beyond the 'China Threat' Hype
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
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