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What a New PLA Promotion Says About Xi Jinping's Military Control
November 03, 2017
What a New PLA Promotion Says About Xi Jinping's Military Control
Xi Jinping further shakes up the military and consolidates his control.
What a New PLA Promotion Says About Xi Jinping's Military Control
Why Isn’t China’s Military More Transparent?
February 05, 2014
Why Isn’t China’s Military More Transparent?
A number of widely different reasons potentially explain why China shrouds its military modernization in secrecy.
Why Isn’t China’s Military More Transparent?
China Confirms Hypersonic Missile Test
January 17, 2014
China Confirms Hypersonic Missile Test
China's Ministry of National Defense confirmed the ultra-high speed missile test, but said it wasn't directed at the US.
China Confirms Hypersonic Missile Test
China Revamping Its Military To Increase Battle-Readiness
November 22, 2013
China Revamping Its Military To Increase Battle-Readiness
Plus, the 2013 U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission Report is out. Friday China links.
China Revamping Its Military To Increase Battle-Readiness
China Is a Leading Proliferator of Small Arms
October 10, 2013
China Is a Leading Proliferator of Small Arms
A new report gives a detailed overview of China’s foreign transfers of small arms.
China Is a Leading Proliferator of Small Arms
China’s “Warfare” Strategies and Tactics
August 18, 2013
China’s “Warfare” Strategies and Tactics
China employs military actions to achieve political outcomes in territorial disputes. Understanding them is important if conflict is to be avoided.
China’s “Warfare” Strategies and Tactics
China’s Military Development, Beyond the Numbers
March 12, 2013
China’s Military Development, Beyond the Numbers
While reports warn of China’s rising military budget and lack of transparency, numbers and hyped headlines often cloud the bigger picture.
China’s Military Development, Beyond the Numbers
What to Make of China's Defense Spending Increase
March 07, 2013
What to Make of China's Defense Spending Increase
The amounts the U.S. and China invest in usable firepower are closer than raw spending figures indicate.
What to Make of China's Defense Spending Increase
January 17, 2013
The Real Anti-Access Story
Given the advancing capabilities of China’s anti-access forces, questions of diffusion and proliferation bear consideration.
The Real Anti-Access Story
China's Awkward Curtain Raiser
January 13, 2011
China's Awkward Curtain Raiser
Gates’ Beijing visit was disappointing. The PLA appears more interested in sending a message than engaging.
China's Awkward Curtain Raiser
Time to Sell Latest F-16 to Taiwan
December 20, 2010
Time to Sell Latest F-16 to Taiwan
Taiwan won’t ever get F-22s. But the US should sell it the latest F-16 fighter to balance Chinese aircraft purchases.
Time to Sell Latest F-16 to Taiwan
China Scaring Chinese?
November 15, 2010
China Scaring Chinese?
China’s neighbours aren’t the only ones alarmed by it’s growing diplomatic and military assertiveness.
China Scaring Chinese?
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