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China’s Navy Flaunts Its Power, But to What End?
April 25, 2019
China’s Navy Flaunts Its Power, But to What End?
The PLAN’s 70th anniversary celebration raises important questions about China’s increasingly capable military.
China’s Navy Flaunts Its Power, But to What End?
China Isn’t Hearing Asia’s Fears About Its Military Buildup
March 11, 2019
China Isn’t Hearing Asia’s Fears About Its Military Buildup
The response to the country’s new defense budget suggests that Beijing continues to be tone deaf to regional anxieties.  
China Isn’t Hearing Asia’s Fears About Its Military Buildup
China’s New Maximalism in Three Slogans
January 30, 2019
China’s New Maximalism in Three Slogans
Beijing ups the rhetorical ante.
China’s New Maximalism in Three Slogans
What Are China’s Military Recruitment Priorities?
August 10, 2018
What Are China’s Military Recruitment Priorities?
The recruitment priorities of China’s military reflect, among other things, its growing technological sophistication.
What Are China’s Military Recruitment Priorities?
China’s Military Backs Proposed Constitutional Amendments
March 02, 2018
China’s Military Backs Proposed Constitutional Amendments
The military comes out in support of the changes, which would allow Xi to hold the presidency indefinitely.
China’s Military Backs Proposed Constitutional Amendments
Pulling Back the Curtain on China’s Rocket Force
February 12, 2018
Pulling Back the Curtain on China’s Rocket Force
What can we learn about China's most secretive military branch by examining the career paths of its senior officers?
Pulling Back the Curtain on China’s Rocket Force
Why Would China Help Build an Afghan Military Base in Badakhshan?
January 05, 2018
Why Would China Help Build an Afghan Military Base in Badakhshan?
According to regional reports, China is set to build an Afghan military outpost in Badakhshan.
Why Would China Help Build an Afghan Military Base in Badakhshan?
China’s Vision of the Future Networked Battlefield
April 26, 2017
China’s Vision of the Future Networked Battlefield
Cyber, space and electronic warfare challenges to the US in the Western Pacific
China’s Vision of the Future Networked Battlefield
Chinese Naval Shipbuilding: Measuring the Waves
April 25, 2017
Chinese Naval Shipbuilding: Measuring the Waves
An interview with Andrew S. Erickson
Chinese Naval Shipbuilding: Measuring the Waves
What’s Behind China’s Big New Drone Deal?
April 20, 2017
What’s Behind China’s Big New Drone Deal?
A closer look at a drone-fueled courtship between China and Saudi Arabia.
What’s Behind China’s Big New Drone Deal?
Chinese Nuclear Strategist Believes China’s MIRVs Are Decoys
May 07, 2016
Chinese Nuclear Strategist Believes China’s MIRVs Are Decoys
China may be playing a nuclear shell game.
Chinese Nuclear Strategist Believes China’s MIRVs Are Decoys
China Flight Tests Multiple Warhead Missile Capable of Hitting All of US
April 20, 2016
China Flight Tests Multiple Warhead Missile Capable of Hitting All of US
The DF-41 ICBM appears to be nearing operational status.
China Flight Tests Multiple Warhead Missile Capable of Hitting All of US
China Tests New Rail-Mobile Missile Capable of Hitting all of US
January 05, 2016
China Tests New Rail-Mobile Missile Capable of Hitting all of US
Beijing is using rail mobility to deploy one of its deadliest weapons.
China Tests New Rail-Mobile Missile Capable of Hitting all of US
China Tests New Missile Capable of Hitting Entire United States
August 19, 2015
China Tests New Missile Capable of Hitting Entire United States
Beijing's ICBM arsenal appears to be rapidly expanding.
China Tests New Missile Capable of Hitting Entire United States
Who Will Be Xi’s Number 2 on China’s Central Military Commission?
May 29, 2015
Who Will Be Xi’s Number 2 on China’s Central Military Commission?
Gen. Fan Changlong is due to retire at the 19th Party Congress. Who will replace him as China's top military official?
Who Will Be Xi’s Number 2 on China’s Central Military Commission?
In New White Paper, China's Military Embraces Global Mission
May 28, 2015
In New White Paper, China's Military Embraces Global Mission
China envisions a global role for its military --especially its navy -- to protect overseas interests.
In New White Paper, China's Military Embraces Global Mission
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