April 21, 2017
Russian Warships in the Philippines Put Military Ties in the Spotlight
By Prashanth Parameswaran
February 07, 2017
China's Aircraft Carriers: Full Steam Ahead?
By Jeff M. Smith
January 23, 2015
What if China Never Acquired the Varyag?
By Robert Farley
August 05, 2013
Why China is Building More Aircraft Carriers
“Let’s not assume the PLA Navy is in any hurry to equal the capabilities found in U.S. nuclear-powered flattops.”
October 02, 2012
Top 5 Reasons Not to Ballyhoo China’s Carrier
China has recently commissioned its first aircraft carrier. How does it stack up against its competition?
September 28, 2012
Liaoning – Paper Tiger or Growing Cub?
Is China’s new carrier a step towards a true blue-water navy?
August 30, 2012
China's Real Blue Water Navy
China is building a two-layered navy with a high-end Near Seas component and a limited, low-end capability beyond. It is not poised to speed across the Pacific to threaten America.
August 13, 2012
Five 'Flattops' for China?
A recent article speculates China’s navy needs three to five aircraft carriers. Even if built, not all can be ready, all the time.
August 01, 2012
Help China Name Its Carrier!
Jim Holmes asks for your help to name China’s newest weapon of war.
July 26, 2012
Ukraine and China's Warming Relations
Increased defense and economic ties have Kiev and Beijing working closer together. It could come at a price.
July 16, 2012
From Russia With Love? China vs. India Carrier Showdown
Question: Which nation’s Russian-built carrier is better? China or India? James Holmes explains.
March 19, 2012
China Carrier Preps for Flight Ops?
New images surfacing on the internet suggest China’s aircraft carrier has taken a big step toward flights ops.