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How Does China’s Air Force Learn and Adapt to New Circumstances?
January 11, 2019
How Does China’s Air Force Learn and Adapt to New Circumstances?
The PLAAF has made close study of U.S. military institutions.
How Does China’s Air Force Learn and Adapt to New Circumstances?
China Conducts First Test of New JL-3 Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile
December 20, 2018
China Conducts First Test of New JL-3 Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile
China’s nuclear modernization continues with the first known test of its next-generation SLBM.
China Conducts First Test of New JL-3 Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile
Keeping China’s Aircraft Carriers in Perspective
January 03, 2017
Keeping China’s Aircraft Carriers in Perspective
China’s investment in aircraft carriers will take a great deal of time and money to reach its full potential.
Keeping China’s Aircraft Carriers in Perspective
Power Plays Across the First Island Chain: China's Lone Carrier Group Has a Busy December
December 27, 2016
Power Plays Across the First Island Chain: China's Lone Carrier Group Has a Busy December
For the first time, China's lone carrier entered the Western Pacific. What does the Chinese Navy have in mind?
Power Plays Across the First Island Chain: China's Lone Carrier Group Has a Busy December
East China Sea: Japan Reacts as Chinese Air Force Conducts Miyako Strait Drill
September 26, 2016
East China Sea: Japan Reacts as Chinese Air Force Conducts Miyako Strait Drill
Several types of Chinese military aircraft transited the strategically important strait.
East China Sea: Japan Reacts as Chinese Air Force Conducts Miyako Strait Drill
After Djibouti Base, China Eyes Additional Overseas Military 'Facilities'
March 09, 2016
After Djibouti Base, China Eyes Additional Overseas Military 'Facilities'
China's foreign minister hints at an expansion of Chinese bases beyond just Djibouti. That shouldn't be a surprise.
After Djibouti Base, China Eyes Additional Overseas Military 'Facilities'
Where Is the 'String of Pearls' in 2015?
October 05, 2015
Where Is the 'String of Pearls' in 2015?
Chinese military installations in the Indian Ocean are still a possibility, not a certainty.
Where Is the 'String of Pearls' in 2015?
Hybrid Warfare With Chinese Characteristics
September 23, 2015
Hybrid Warfare With Chinese Characteristics
From Sun Tzu to Xi Jinping: Russia isn’t the only one who knows hybrid warfare.
Hybrid Warfare With Chinese Characteristics
The Big Story Behind China’s New Military Strategy
June 05, 2015
The Big Story Behind China’s New Military Strategy
China is becoming “more willing and able” to stake and defend its interests overseas.
The Big Story Behind China’s New Military Strategy
China's 2015 Defense White Paper: Don't Forget Taiwan
May 27, 2015
China's 2015 Defense White Paper: Don't Forget Taiwan
The PLA may be shifting its focus to the seas, but Taiwan is still its primary war-fighting scenario.
China's 2015 Defense White Paper: Don't Forget Taiwan
China to Embrace New 'Active Defense' Strategy
May 26, 2015
China to Embrace New 'Active Defense' Strategy
A new defense white paper outlines Beijing's growing military capabilities and strategic outlook.
China to Embrace New 'Active Defense' Strategy
Is the Chinese Military Weaker Than We Think?
February 12, 2015
Is the Chinese Military Weaker Than We Think?
A new report highlights the unpreparedness of the Chinese military for modern conflict.
Is the Chinese Military Weaker Than We Think?
Maritime Southeast Asia: A Game of Go?
December 20, 2014
Maritime Southeast Asia: A Game of Go?
How much does the ancient game of Go, or weiqi, reveal about Chinese military strategy?
Maritime Southeast Asia: A Game of Go?
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