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South China Sea: What China's First Strategic Bomber Landing on Woody Island Means
May 22, 2018
South China Sea: What China's First Strategic Bomber Landing on Woody Island Means
Expect these bombers to come to one of China's three airstrip-equipped Spratly artificial islands soon.
South China Sea: What China's First Strategic Bomber Landing on Woody Island Means
China’s Security Gambit in the Indian Ocean
May 11, 2018
China’s Security Gambit in the Indian Ocean
Should China’s expanding naval footprint in the Indian Ocean be a cause for concern?
China’s Security Gambit in the Indian Ocean
Why Is China Attacking US Aircraft?
May 10, 2018
Why Is China Attacking US Aircraft?
China’s habit is to flout the rules, but a reckoning is coming.
Why Is China Attacking US Aircraft?
Conventional Deterrence in the Asia-Pacific Region
May 06, 2018
Conventional Deterrence in the Asia-Pacific Region
Are Asian militaries taking the challenges of conventional deterrence seriously?
Conventional Deterrence in the Asia-Pacific Region
Australia and China's DF-26 Intermediate-Range Ballistic Missile
May 03, 2018
Australia and China's DF-26 Intermediate-Range Ballistic Missile
Is Australia best off pursuing investments in missile defense to defend against China's DF-26?
Australia and China's DF-26 Intermediate-Range Ballistic Missile
Possible Use of Blinding Laser Weapon Near China's Djibouti Base Spurs US Warning to Aviators
May 03, 2018
Possible Use of Blinding Laser Weapon Near China's Djibouti Base Spurs US Warning to Aviators
The Chinese military may be using a high-powered laser against pilots in Djibouti air space.
Possible Use of Blinding Laser Weapon Near China's Djibouti Base Spurs US Warning to Aviators
China: The Shadow Power for a Shadow Age
April 24, 2018
China: The Shadow Power for a Shadow Age
In an age of illusion, China is among the chief sources of spectacle.
China: The Shadow Power for a Shadow Age
Are China’s Soldiers Psychologically Fit for Modern Wars?
April 01, 2018
Are China’s Soldiers Psychologically Fit for Modern Wars?
An investigation of the state of mental health, and mental health services, in the People’s Liberation Army.
Are China’s Soldiers Psychologically Fit for Modern Wars?
China’s Private Army: Protecting the New Silk Road
March 20, 2018
China’s Private Army: Protecting the New Silk Road
How will Beijing provide security for Chinese personnel and infrastructure along the Belt and Road?
China’s Private Army: Protecting the New Silk Road
Chinese Fighter Violates South Korea's Air Defense Identification Zone
February 28, 2018
Chinese Fighter Violates South Korea's Air Defense Identification Zone
The Chinese fighter traveled to the eastern side of the Korean Peninsula over the Sea of Japan.
Chinese Fighter Violates South Korea's Air Defense Identification Zone
China's Fifth-Generation Stealth Fighter Is in Combat Service—But With Improved Fourth-Generation Engines
February 13, 2018
China's Fifth-Generation Stealth Fighter Is in Combat Service—But With Improved Fourth-Generation Engines
The J-20 fighter is using an improved variant of the WS-10 engine in use on China's fourth-generation J-10 and J-11 fighters.
China's Fifth-Generation Stealth Fighter Is in Combat Service—But With Improved Fourth-Generation Engines
Chinese Military Plane Crashed During Exercise
February 02, 2018
Chinese Military Plane Crashed During Exercise
Report said at least 12 crew members killed; related videos and photos online were deleted by censors.
Chinese Military Plane Crashed During Exercise
China’s Senior General to Face Military Prosecution on Suspicion of Bribery
January 10, 2018
China’s Senior General to Face Military Prosecution on Suspicion of Bribery
Fang Fenghui had accompanied Chinese President Xi Jinping to Florida and met U.S. President Donald Trump last year.
China’s Senior General to Face Military Prosecution on Suspicion of Bribery
Has Xi Fully Consolidated His Power Over the Military?
January 08, 2018
Has Xi Fully Consolidated His Power Over the Military?
Command over China’s armed police has been transferred from the State Council to the Central Military Commission.
Has Xi Fully Consolidated His Power Over the Military?
The Great Leap Forward: China’s Pursuit of a Strategic Breakthrough
December 15, 2017
The Great Leap Forward: China’s Pursuit of a Strategic Breakthrough
Prepare for a new and dangerous phase in international relations.
The Great Leap Forward: China’s Pursuit of a Strategic Breakthrough
China's Air Force Declares Shaanxi Y-9 Transport Aircraft Operational
December 06, 2017
China's Air Force Declares Shaanxi Y-9 Transport Aircraft Operational
China's take on the C-130J Super Hercules reached operational capability.
China's Air Force Declares Shaanxi Y-9 Transport Aircraft Operational
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