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Anatomy of a Taiwan Invasion: The Air Domain
April 03, 2019
Anatomy of a Taiwan Invasion: The Air Domain
How would the PLA use its air power in a Taiwan invasion in a late 2019 time frame?
Anatomy of a Taiwan Invasion: The Air Domain
The Relationship Between the Size of China’s Economy and Its Military Posture
March 16, 2019
The Relationship Between the Size of China’s Economy and Its Military Posture
The relative sizes of the Chinese and U.S. economies are close to that of the Japanese and U.S. economies in the interwar period.
The Relationship Between the Size of China’s Economy and Its Military Posture
From the Dreadnought to Modern Stealth: Seeking Military Technological Superiority
March 11, 2019
From the Dreadnought to Modern Stealth: Seeking Military Technological Superiority
Which military technologies are the most difficult to master for would-be U.S. competitors?
From the Dreadnought to Modern Stealth: Seeking Military Technological Superiority
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’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
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
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
What Are China’s Military Recruitment Priorities?
August 10, 2018
What Are China’s Military Recruitment Priorities?
The recruitment priorities of China’s military reflect, among other things, its growing technological sophistication.
What Are China’s Military Recruitment Priorities?
China Tests New 'Waverider' Hypersonic Vehicle
August 09, 2018
China Tests New 'Waverider' Hypersonic Vehicle
The hypersonic aircraft sustained speeds above Mach 5.5.
China Tests New 'Waverider' Hypersonic Vehicle
5 PLA Navy Projects to Watch in the Next 5 Years
August 07, 2018
5 PLA Navy Projects to Watch in the Next 5 Years
Five major Chinese naval projects likely to emerge within the next five years.
5 PLA Navy Projects to Watch in the Next 5 Years
Where Are the Chinese People's Liberation Army's Guided Bombs?
July 20, 2018
Where Are the Chinese People's Liberation Army's Guided Bombs?
Why the PLA still lacks widespread deployment of guided direct attack munitions.
Where Are the Chinese People's Liberation Army's Guided Bombs?
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
Why Is China Attacking US Aircraft?
May 10, 2018
Why Is China Attacking US Aircraft?
China’s habit is to flout the rules, but a reckoning is coming.
Why Is China Attacking US Aircraft?
Conventional Deterrence in the Asia-Pacific Region
May 06, 2018
Conventional Deterrence in the Asia-Pacific Region
Are Asian militaries taking the challenges of conventional deterrence seriously?
Conventional Deterrence in the Asia-Pacific Region
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