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China’s Response to the US Cyber Espionage Charges
May 21, 2014
China’s Response to the US Cyber Espionage Charges
China is furious over charges brought against 5 PLA officers - and things could get worse before they get better.
China’s Response to the US Cyber Espionage Charges
China's Chief of PLA General Staff to Visit US
May 13, 2014
China's Chief of PLA General Staff to Visit US
Fang Fenghui arrives in the U.S. today, returning Martin Dempsey's visit to Beijing last year.
China's Chief of PLA General Staff to Visit US
Does China Have a Contingency Plan for North Korea?
May 07, 2014
Does China Have a Contingency Plan for North Korea?
A leaked document purports to contain China's plan in the event of regime collapse in North Korea.
Does China Have a Contingency Plan for North Korea?
Diaspora + Fait Accompli: A New Formula for Force Projection?
March 13, 2014
Diaspora + Fait Accompli: A New Formula for Force Projection?
The Russian takeover of the Crimea offers a possible blueprint for non-Western powers.
Diaspora + Fait Accompli: A New Formula for Force Projection?
China’s Military Modernization: Why It Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Means
March 13, 2014
China’s Military Modernization: Why It Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Means
The real core of China's military modernization has more to do with organization and structure than with technology.
China’s Military Modernization: Why It Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Means
The Chinese Military's Toughest Opponent: Corruption
February 01, 2014
The Chinese Military's Toughest Opponent: Corruption
Is Xi Jinping willing to bring his anti-corruption drive to bear on the People's Liberation Army?
The Chinese Military's Toughest Opponent: Corruption
China’s Deceptively Weak (and Dangerous) Military
January 31, 2014
China’s Deceptively Weak (and Dangerous) Military
In many ways, the PLA is weaker than it looks – and more dangerous.
China’s Deceptively Weak (and Dangerous) Military
Philippine Navy Adds to Regional Arms Build-Up
January 17, 2014
Philippine Navy Adds to Regional Arms Build-Up
ASEAN navies expand in response to China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea.
Philippine Navy Adds to Regional Arms Build-Up
Blue Means Blue: China’s Naval Ambitions
January 07, 2014
Blue Means Blue: China’s Naval Ambitions
Numerous articles in Chinese state media suggest it has an ambitious agenda for its navy.
Blue Means Blue: China’s Naval Ambitions
China’s ‘Mystery Warriors’
November 13, 2013
China’s ‘Mystery Warriors’
Each year, the PLA gets millions of new recruits. For a few weeks anyway.
China’s ‘Mystery Warriors’
How China Would Fight the US (And Win)
October 01, 2013
How China Would Fight the US (And Win)
China’s military may be 30 years behind America’s, but it doesn’t need to equal the U.S. to defeat it.
How China Would Fight the US (And Win)
Li Tianyi Denies Gang Rape: The Latest <em>Fuerdai</em> Trial
August 29, 2013
Li Tianyi Denies Gang Rape: The Latest Fuerdai Trial
The teenage son of a Chinese general has inflamed public anger over entitlement.
Li Tianyi Denies Gang Rape: The Latest Fuerdai Trial
China & India: All Not Quiet on the Western Front
July 12, 2013
China & India: All Not Quiet on the Western Front
Amid diplomatic efforts, Beijing still seems intent on asserting its claims on the Sino-Indian border.
China & India: All Not Quiet on the Western Front
Deleterious Neglect: Will the U.S. Navy Surrender Maritime Asia?
May 20, 2013
Deleterious Neglect: Will the U.S. Navy Surrender Maritime Asia?
Unchallenged for decades, and facing budget cuts, the U.S. Navy risks losing its capability to challenge the PLA in its near seas.
Deleterious Neglect: Will the U.S. Navy Surrender Maritime Asia?
Xi Jinping and the PLA
March 19, 2013
Xi Jinping and the PLA
Xi Jinping is the new leader of China’s armed forces, but he is not yet pursuing new policies.
Xi Jinping and the PLA
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