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Why is China Developing a New J-11 Variant?
April 20, 2019
Why is China Developing a New J-11 Variant?
Next generation technologies on the J-11D likely to surpass Russia’s Su-35
Why is China Developing a New J-11 Variant?
From Hardware to Software: China’s 2019 Military Budget and Priorities
March 17, 2019
From Hardware to Software: China’s 2019 Military Budget and Priorities
Growth in military budget may have slowed slightly, but funding leaves plenty of room for the vital job of developing personnel.
From Hardware to Software: China’s 2019 Military Budget and Priorities
Is China’s Path to Military Parity With the US Through Intellectual Property Theft Doomed?
March 08, 2019
Is China’s Path to Military Parity With the US Through Intellectual Property Theft Doomed?
A new article turns conventional wisdom on competitive military modernization on its head.
Is China’s Path to Military Parity With the US Through Intellectual Property Theft Doomed?
M. Taylor Fravel on How the People's Liberation Army Does Military Strategy
January 30, 2019
M. Taylor Fravel on How the People's Liberation Army Does Military Strategy
The Diplomat speaks with M. Taylor Fravel about how China's People's Liberation Army thinks about war.
M. Taylor Fravel on How the People's Liberation Army Does Military Strategy
China Flies Aircraft Close to Taiwan After Taiwan Launches Live-Fire Drills
January 24, 2019
China Flies Aircraft Close to Taiwan After Taiwan Launches Live-Fire Drills
The moves come shortly after Xi told Chinese troops to prepare for war, kicking off a potentially volatile 2019.
China Flies Aircraft Close to Taiwan After Taiwan Launches Live-Fire Drills
Explaining the Proliferation of China’s Drones
November 10, 2018
Explaining the Proliferation of China’s Drones
Chinese armed drones have been operated or ordered by 17 countries.
Explaining the Proliferation of China’s Drones
A First: China, EU Launch New Combined Military Exercise
October 18, 2018
A First: China, EU Launch New Combined Military Exercise
The new development merits attention given its broader geopolitical significance.
A First: China, EU Launch New Combined Military Exercise
China Postpones Military-to-Military Talks With US After CAATSA Sanctions
September 23, 2018
China Postpones Military-to-Military Talks With US After CAATSA Sanctions
The U.S. decision to sanction Beijing has resulted in a setback to military-to-military dialogue.
China Postpones Military-to-Military Talks With US After CAATSA Sanctions
How Can the US Manage Sino-Russian Rapprochement?
September 21, 2018
How Can the US Manage Sino-Russian Rapprochement?
Mutual dislike for the U.S.-led order has brought Russia and China together.
How Can the US Manage Sino-Russian Rapprochement?
The Sino-Russian Entente and India’s Choices
September 19, 2018
The Sino-Russian Entente and India’s Choices
India should take growing Sino-Russian ties very seriously.
The Sino-Russian Entente and India’s Choices
New Pentagon Report Highlights Chinese Military Developments: First Takeaways
August 18, 2018
New Pentagon Report Highlights Chinese Military Developments: First Takeaways
The U.S. Department of Defense's 2018 report on Chinese military power is out.
New Pentagon Report Highlights Chinese Military Developments: First Takeaways
Army Day in China Exposes Xi Jinping’s PLA Challenges
August 02, 2018
Army Day in China Exposes Xi Jinping’s PLA Challenges
Problems abound, from closing down PLA businesses to taking care of veterans.
Army Day in China Exposes Xi Jinping’s PLA Challenges
A Difficult Trajectory Ahead for US-China Military-to-Military Ties
July 01, 2018
A Difficult Trajectory Ahead for US-China Military-to-Military Ties
Mattis' first trip to China did little to soothe growing military-to-military tensions in the relationship.
A Difficult Trajectory Ahead for US-China Military-to-Military Ties
The South China Sea Conundrum for the United States
June 05, 2018
The South China Sea Conundrum for the United States
What is left for the United States to do about China's militarization of the South China Sea?
The South China Sea Conundrum for the United States
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
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