Military-Civil Fusion: China, the US, and Beyond
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Yoram Evron.
Beyond Defense: China’s Pursuit of Unorthodox Force Multipliers
By Ron Matthews and Fitriani Bintang Timur
From animal mimicry to neuroscience, there is a hidden arms race underway in areas beyond “defense,” as traditionally understood.
China’s Military Exercises Near Taiwan: Signaling and War Scares
By Narantsatsral Enkhbat
Beijing uses military exercises for a wide variety of reasons, from military training purposes to political and strategic ends.
Xi Jinping’s Vision for Artificial Intelligence in the PLA
By Koichiro Takagi
China is seeking to use “intelligentization” to build a “world-class” military.
How China’s Military Is Preparing for War With Taiwan
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Joel Wuthnow.
Right Thinking and Self-Criticisms: Military Modernization With Chinese Communist Characteristics
By Derek Solen
Political education made a major appearance at the PLA Air Force’s annual air combat competition.
China’s Military Has a Hidden Weakness
By Steve Sacks
High-tech new weapons are useful, but current military reform shortfalls hinder the PLA’s ability to employ such hardware.
The PLA’s AI Competitions
By Marcus Clay
Can the new design contests foster a culture of military innovation in China?
The Economic and Military Impact of China’s BeiDou Navigation System
By Namrata Goswami and Namrata Goswami
The combination of recent technological developments offers a China-led world order a definitive competitive edge.
The Invisible Threat to China’s Navy: Corruption
By Zi Yang
The arrest of CSIC’s chairman speaks to endemic corruption among China’s military shipbuilders. That spells trouble for the PLAN.
Innovation in the New Era of Chinese Military Power
By Elsa B. Kania
What to make of the new Chinese defense white paper, the first since 2015.
The Sino-Vietnam War and China’s Long Route to Winning
By James Maclaren
A little-known war helped shape the future of Southeast Asia.