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Battle-Ready: The PLA’s Hong Kong Garrison
August 16, 2019
Battle-Ready: The PLA’s Hong Kong Garrison
Will China cross the Rubicon by sending its military to Hong Kong?
Battle-Ready: The PLA’s Hong Kong Garrison
China’s Type 001A Carrier Continues Sea Trials Amid Possible Complications
August 14, 2019
China’s Type 001A Carrier Continues Sea Trials Amid Possible Complications
The Type 001A remains in trials.
China’s Type 001A Carrier Continues Sea Trials Amid Possible Complications
China’s New Defense White Paper: Reading Between the Lines
July 30, 2019
China’s New Defense White Paper: Reading Between the Lines
Beijing walks a tightrope between peace and its conception of great power status.
China’s New Defense White Paper: Reading Between the Lines
Innovation in the New Era of Chinese Military Power
July 25, 2019
Innovation in the New Era of Chinese Military Power
What to make of the new Chinese defense white paper, the first since 2015.
Innovation in the New Era of Chinese Military Power
Hun Sen’s Big Bet: Making Sense of China’s Second Overseas Military Base
July 24, 2019
Hun Sen’s Big Bet: Making Sense of China’s Second Overseas Military Base
What is the significance of China setting up its second overseas military base in Cambodia?
Hun Sen’s Big Bet: Making Sense of China’s Second Overseas Military Base
China to Release New White Paper on National Defense: What to Expect
July 23, 2019
China to Release New White Paper on National Defense: What to Expect
China’s strategic environment and capabilities have transformed considerably in the four years since the last document.
China to Release New White Paper on National Defense: What to Expect
China Conducts Air, Naval Exercises off Southeast Waters
July 15, 2019
China Conducts Air, Naval Exercises off Southeast Waters
The exercises come after the approval of a major U.S. arms package for Taiwan.
China Conducts Air, Naval Exercises off Southeast Waters
Is China Pulling Off Its Own ’Offset’ Strategy?
July 09, 2019
Is China Pulling Off Its Own ’Offset’ Strategy?
If China has an offset strategy of its own, what’s it about?
Is China Pulling Off Its Own ’Offset’ Strategy?
The PLARF’s New Hainan Island Base and China’s Recent Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile Tests
July 03, 2019
The PLARF’s New Hainan Island Base and China’s Recent Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile Tests
The first-known Chinese tests of an anti-ship ballistic missile into the South China Sea may have inaugurated a new PLARF base.
The PLARF’s New Hainan Island Base and China’s Recent Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile Tests
Making Sense of Asia’s Balance of Power in 2019
June 15, 2019
Making Sense of Asia’s Balance of Power in 2019
Which Asian countries overperform and underperform across a range of indicators of national power?
Making Sense of Asia’s Balance of Power in 2019
Huawei, Tech Decoupling, and Great Power Competition
May 17, 2019
Huawei, Tech Decoupling, and Great Power Competition
Huawei’s fate is in the Trump administration’s hands.
Huawei, Tech Decoupling, and Great Power Competition
Challenges for the US in China’s Military Modernization
May 13, 2019
Challenges for the US in China’s Military Modernization
China’s military modernization continues to be a major challenge for the U.S. in the Indo-Pacific.
Challenges for the US in China’s Military Modernization
China’s Second Domestic Aircraft Carrier Is Under Construction: US Report
May 08, 2019
China’s Second Domestic Aircraft Carrier Is Under Construction: US Report
The new carrier will likely feature a catapult-assisted aircraft launch system.
China’s Second Domestic Aircraft Carrier Is Under Construction: US Report
Pentagon: Air-Launched Ballistic Missile Will Realize China’s Nuclear Triad
May 07, 2019
Pentagon: Air-Launched Ballistic Missile Will Realize China’s Nuclear Triad
China’s new nuclear-capable air-launched ballistic missile will complete its triad.
Pentagon: Air-Launched Ballistic Missile Will Realize China’s Nuclear Triad
How Politically Influential Is China’s Military?
April 27, 2019
How Politically Influential Is China’s Military?
Are we seeing the gradual decline of the PLA as a force in formal Chinese politics?
How Politically Influential Is China’s Military?
How China’s Military Manages Interservice Competition
April 25, 2019
How China’s Military Manages Interservice Competition
How does the People’s Liberation Army manage a common challenge for any large military?
How China’s Military Manages Interservice Competition
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