A Case for China’s Pursuit of Conventionally Armed ICBMs
By Roderick Lee
Circumstantial evidence suggests China might consider using its growing inventory of intercontinental ballistic missiles in a conventional strike role.
China’s Nuclear Gambit
By Valerie Niquet
Don’t be distracted by the aerial incursions and naval build-ups – the real action is China’s nuclear build-up, in the hopes of deterring any U.S. intervention in a regional conflict.
Great Power Competition Doesn’t Have to Be Bad
By Fatih Oktay
China-U.S. competition could actually be a net good for the world – if the middle powers can steer it in the right direction.
US Firms Cannot Ignore the Growing Risks of a Possible China-US Military Conflict
By Sara Hsu
U.S. businesses need to consider the impact of a physical conflict on their Chinese production and distribution bases.
How Chinese Unmanned Platforms Could Degrade Taiwan’s Air Defense and Disable a US Navy Carrier
By Franz-Stefan Gady
A fictional war scenario showcases how emerging technological capabilities could be used in a future Sino-U.S. military confrontation over Taiwan.
Reimagining the Future of China-US Competition
By Jacob Parakilas
How governments imagine the future – including the future of war – shapes their responses and planning in the present.
Emerging Military Technologies and a Future Taiwan Strait Conflict
By Ankit Panda
How will changes in military technology bear on a potential near-future U.S.-China conflict?
In Korean War Commemoration, Xi Warns That China Will ‘Use War to Prevent War’
By Shannon Tiezzi
Xi Jinping extolled China's victory in the War to Resist American Aggression -- and sent a very clear warning to the U.S.
Will American and Chinese Societies Support a New Type of Cold War?
By Matt Ferchen and Hanns W. Maull
Leaders on both sides are taking a more confrontational line, but are the people willing to go along?
For the US and China, Thucydides’ Trap Is Closing
By Kevin Brown
Intertwined domestic crises are adding pressure for Donald Trump and Xi Jinping to seek out confrontation.
Are China’s South China Sea Artificial Islands Militarily Significant and Useful?
By Ankit Panda
China's artificial islands are a symbol of its revisionism in the South China Sea, but they're also militarily significant.
The United States Tests a New GLCM: What Next?
By Robert Farley
The test of a hobbled-together ground-launched cruise missile marks a new era.