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China Rotates New Troops Into Hong Kong Amid Mass Protests
August 30, 2019
China Rotates New Troops Into Hong Kong Amid Mass Protests
Chinese officials called the move a routine annual rotation, but it raised fresh worries about the possible use of force.
China Rotates New Troops Into Hong Kong Amid Mass Protests
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
Vietnam Is the Chinese Military’s Preferred Warm-Up Fight
May 14, 2019
Vietnam Is the Chinese Military’s Preferred Warm-Up Fight
At some point, the Chinese military will need to test its new capabilities – and Vietnam is likely the preferred adversary.
Vietnam Is the Chinese Military’s Preferred Warm-Up Fight
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?
What Are China’s Plans for its Airborne Corps?
April 20, 2019
What Are China’s Plans for its Airborne Corps?
What the reshuffling of top leadership tells us about the future development of PLA aviation.
What Are China’s Plans for its Airborne Corps?
China’s Strategic Support Force At 3
December 29, 2018
China’s Strategic Support Force At 3
The Strategic Support Force’s future trajectory will be a critical bellwether of the PLA’s progress toward becoming a “world-class” military.
China’s Strategic Support Force At 3
Chinese Communist Party Expels 2 Former Top Generals
October 16, 2018
Chinese Communist Party Expels 2 Former Top Generals
Both fallen generals (one of whom already committed suicide) were accused of “being two-faced” and “disloyal to the Party.”
Chinese Communist Party Expels 2 Former Top Generals
Less Visible Aspects of Chinese Military Modernization
September 21, 2018
Less Visible Aspects of Chinese Military Modernization
Besides new equipment, we need to pay attention to how China is upgrading old systems.
Less Visible Aspects of Chinese Military Modernization
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
The Ideology Behind China’s Fast-Changing Military
January 24, 2018
The Ideology Behind China’s Fast-Changing Military
Understanding the motivations behind reforms helps us project what's next for the PLA.
The Ideology Behind China’s Fast-Changing Military
The Early Returns of China’s Military Reforms
January 13, 2018
The Early Returns of China’s Military Reforms
China’s increased capability for joint operations means Taiwan must rethink the Chinese military threat.
The Early Returns of China’s Military Reforms
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