October 4, 2018

Ten Reasons U.S.-China Strategic Competition is Good

By: Ian Easton | On October 1, 2018, the People’s Republic of China celebrated its 69th birthday. The Chinese embassy in Washington, D.C. held an event […]
October 1, 2018

Chinese Aircraft Carrier Development and Strategy: Implications for the United States and its Allies

Q&A with Dr. Toshi Yoshihara By: Drew Jones | In 2015, the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC, China) Ministry of National Defense published its military strategy […]
August 13, 2018

The People’s Liberation Army Theater Command Leadership: The Eastern Theater Command

By: Rachael Burton and Mark Stokes | The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) recently celebrated its 91st anniversary. By its 108th in 2035, General Secretary Xi Jinping, who […]
July 6, 2018

How China Utilized Misinformation to Legitimize Repression in Xinjiang

By: Drew Jones | Introduction The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has long viewed the lands of Xinjiang as vital to its strategic interests. The region provides […]
June 1, 2018

Modernization of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force Under the New Defense Planning Documents

By: Ben Rimland | Introduction For decades, the decisive technological and doctrinal advantages of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) and their American allies have combined […]
April 9, 2018

How the PLA Really Sees America

By: Ian Easton | In December 2017, the U.S. Government published a new National Security Strategy. This remarkable document referred to the People’s Republic of China (PRC) […]
March 21, 2018

Assessing the Resiliency of the Chinese Communist Party

By: Emily David and Gary Wang | Watch a video of the conference here. At the 19th Party Congress in Beijing, Chinese leaders projected an image of […]
March 9, 2018

Under the Radar: China’s Coercive Air Power in the Taiwan Strait

By: Colby Ferland | Watch a video of the conference here.  On January 4, 2018, the People’s Republic of China (PRC, China) unilaterally modified an aviation route […]
March 7, 2018

Covert Coverage: Xinhua as an Agent of Influence in the United States

By Emily Weinstein | “Xinhua serves some of the functions of an intelligence agency by gathering information and producing classified reports for the Chinese leadership on both […]
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