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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
China’s Military Backs Proposed Constitutional Amendments
March 02, 2018
China’s Military Backs Proposed Constitutional Amendments
The military comes out in support of the changes, which would allow Xi to hold the presidency indefinitely.
China’s Military Backs Proposed Constitutional Amendments
China Now Has the World's Largest Active Service Tank Force
February 15, 2018
China Now Has the World's Largest Active Service Tank Force
China is rapidly modernizing its main battle tank fleet, increasingly fielding third-generation designs.
China Now Has the World's Largest Active Service Tank Force
China's Navy Commissions New Stealth Warship
January 23, 2018
China's Navy Commissions New Stealth Warship
The People's Liberation Army Navy commissioned another stealth corvette into service this month.
China's Navy Commissions New Stealth Warship
4 Sino-US Trends to Watch in the Western Pacific in 2018
January 12, 2018
4 Sino-US Trends to Watch in the Western Pacific in 2018
South China Sea militarization, hypersonic weapons, Chinese oceanography, and counter A2/AD poised for major advances in 2018.
4 Sino-US Trends to Watch in the Western Pacific in 2018
Who Wants to Operate Carrier-Based F-35Bs in Asia? Apparently, Japan and South Korea
January 02, 2018
Who Wants to Operate Carrier-Based F-35Bs in Asia? Apparently, Japan and South Korea
What to make of recent reports that Japan's Izumo-class and South Korea's Dokdo-class vessels may operate these fighters?
Who Wants to Operate Carrier-Based F-35Bs in Asia? Apparently, Japan and South Korea
The Mysterious Death of a Chinese General
December 28, 2017
The Mysterious Death of a Chinese General
What Zhang Yang’s suicide reveals about Xi Jinping’s political situation.
The Mysterious Death of a Chinese General
China's Americanized Military
December 13, 2017
China's Americanized Military
The PLA is set to become the largest “American” military force to pose a threat to the U.S.
China's Americanized Military
The Death of Zhang Yang and China's Military Purge
December 02, 2017
The Death of Zhang Yang and China's Military Purge
General Zhang’s suicide comes as Xi consolidates his hold over the Chinese military.
The Death of Zhang Yang and China's Military Purge
China’s Navy Inducts 2 More Sub Killer Stealth Warships
November 30, 2017
China’s Navy Inducts 2 More Sub Killer Stealth Warships
The People’s Liberation Army Navy commissioned two stealth corvettes into service this month.
China’s Navy Inducts 2 More Sub Killer Stealth Warships
China's Playbook for Conquering Taiwan
November 29, 2017
China's Playbook for Conquering Taiwan
Beijing has a clear approach to doing what it has long intended.
China's Playbook for Conquering Taiwan
US and China Conclude Annual Military Safety Talks in Hawaii
November 22, 2017
US and China Conclude Annual Military Safety Talks in Hawaii
Talks supposed to encourage professional air and sea conduct, but unsafe incidents persist.
US and China Conclude Annual Military Safety Talks in Hawaii
Why China’s Central Military Commission Got Downsized
November 15, 2017
Why China’s Central Military Commission Got Downsized
The move helps Xi consolidate control over the military while avoiding a major backlash.
Why China’s Central Military Commission Got Downsized
The 19th Party Congress and Its Implications for the PLA
November 14, 2017
The 19th Party Congress and Its Implications for the PLA
Xi Jinping is about to claim a level of control over the PLA not seen since Deng Xiaoping.
The 19th Party Congress and Its Implications for the PLA
US Combatant Commands With Chinese Flare: The PLA’s New Joint Command Structure
November 06, 2017
US Combatant Commands With Chinese Flare: The PLA’s New Joint Command Structure
A China specialist and a military strategist discuss The PLA’s emerging command structure.
US Combatant Commands With Chinese Flare: The PLA’s New Joint Command Structure
China Has a New Grand Strategy and the West Should Be Ready
October 31, 2017
China Has a New Grand Strategy and the West Should Be Ready
The world has yet to grapple with what Xi Jinping's post-19th Party Congress foreign policy vision entails.
China Has a New Grand Strategy and the West Should Be Ready
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