September 22, 2014

Able Archers: Taiwan Defense Strategy in an Age of Precision Strike

By: Ian Easton | This study describes efforts currently underway in the People’s Liberation Army for conducting precision strike operations against Taiwan, and explores Chinese military-technical […]
February 19, 2014

China’s Evolving Reconnaissance-Strike Capabilities: Implications for the U.S.-Japan Alliance

By: Ian Easton | The People’s Republic of China (PRC) is investing considerable resources into a military architecture that has the potential to alter the strategic […]
June 3, 2013

Assessing Japan’s National Defense: Toward a New Security Paradigm in the Asia-Pacific

By: Ian Easton and Randall Schriver | Profound strategic changes are unfolding that have the potential to transform the fabric of the international system. It is […]
May 14, 2013

China’s Military Power and America’s Poor Pacific Hedge

By Ian Easton | As linguistic constructs in international relations go, hedges are far more appealing than walls. Unlike the image of static concrete block fixtures, […]
March 11, 2013

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army’s Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Project: Organizational Capacities and Operational Capabilities

By: Ian Easton and L.C. Russell Hsiao | Revolutionary advances in unmanned technologies and the prospects offered by unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in surveillance, targeting and […]
July 29, 2010

Asia’s Turbulent Waters: Blue Water Tensions in the Yellow Sea

By: Ian Easton and Tiffany Ma | Naval tensions mounting over recent months in the Asia-Pacific have unfolded in a blue water drama featuring almost every seafaring nation in […]
October 1, 2009

The Assassin Under the Radar: China’s DH-10 Cruise Missile Program

By: Ian Easton | Of all the asymmetric weapons or “assassin maces”?China has been developing and deploying across the Taiwan Strait, perhaps none has been as […]
June 24, 2009

The Great Game in Space: China’s Evolving ASAT Weapons Programs and Their Implications for Future U.S. Strategy

By: Ian Easton | If there is a great power war in this century, it will not begin with the sound of explosions on the ground […]
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