What the PLA Rocket Force Shakeup Means for Taiwan
By Eric Gomez
Although China’s military has made big strides in a short period of time, it faces persistent challenges such as corruption that hinder both its ability to reform and its ability to effectively fight wars.
Japan, China to Resume Military Exchanges in July After 4 Years
By Takahashi Kosuke
The Sasakawa Peace Foundation will resume arranging JSDF and PLA exchanges in July, the latest development in 20 years of on-again/off-again visits.
How China Integrates Drones Into PLA Operations Surrounding Taiwan
By Olli Pekka Suorsa and Adrian Ang U-Jin
Operating alongside seemingly complementary crewed counterparts, Chinese drones offer significant advantages in terms of range and loiter time.
As Russia’s Military Stumbles in Ukraine, Chinese Strategists Are Taking Notes
By Lyle Goldstein and Nathan Waechter
China is drawing lessons from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Chinese military sources can tell us exactly what the PLA is learning.
Xi Jinping’s Vision for Artificial Intelligence in the PLA
By Koichiro Takagi
China is seeking to use “intelligentization” to build a “world-class” military.
How China’s Military Is Preparing for War With Taiwan
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Joel Wuthnow.
What’s Behind China’s ‘Action Guidelines on Military Operations Other Than War’?
By Ying Yu Lin
The focus of the new guidelines is likely domestic: laying down rules for deploying the military to conduct disaster relief and pandemic management operations.
Understanding China’s Military Operations Other Than War
By James Char
The latest trial guidelines are less ominous than comparisons to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine would make it seem.
What the PLA Is Learning From Russia’s Ukraine Invasion
By Ying-Yu Lin
China is watching Russia's military mistakes in Ukraine and will apply those lessons to its battle planning for a conflict in the Taiwan Strait.
How Does China Aim to Use AI in Warfare?
By Yuan-Chou Jing
AI in particular is seen as a “game-changing” critical strategic technology.
The PLA’s New Generals: Security Implications
By Ying-Yu Lin
The significance and impact of the latest batch of promotion of senior PLA officers to the rank of general or admiral.
China’s Military Has a Hidden Weakness
By Steve Sacks
High-tech new weapons are useful, but current military reform shortfalls hinder the PLA’s ability to employ such hardware.