July 29, 2013

Half Lives: A Preliminary Assessment of China’s Nuclear Warhead Life Extension and Safety Program

By: Ian Easton and Mark Stokes | Nuclear warheads and their associated delivery vehicles (ballistic and cruise missiles) represent the most powerful and potentially destabilizing weapons […]
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 […]
February 21, 2013

Who will be in the Next Central Financial and Economic Leading Small Group?

By L.C. Russell Hsiao and Mark Stokes | We may be going out on a limb here – but what the heck. With the annual session […]
October 29, 2012

Countering Chinese Cyber Operations: Opportunities and Challenges for U.S. Interests

By: Mark Stokes and L.C. Russell Hsiao Chinese cyber espionage poses an advanced persistent threat to U.S. national and economic security. Groups operating from PRC territory […]
August 14, 2012

India’s Look East Policy in the South China Sea

In mid-July, Vietnam announced that it would extend the contract of India’s ONGC Videsh Ltd. (OVL) –the international arm of India’s Oil and Natural Gas Company […]
July 5, 2012

Sino-Indian Energy Cooperation in Burma: Toward an Integrated Asian Energy Market?

On June 19, 2012 India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC) and the China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The MoU is intended […]
May 29, 2012

The Role of North Korea and Taiwan in Korea-China Relations

Tuesday May, 29, 2012 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Korea Economic Institute 1800 K Street NW Washington 20006 The relationship between South Korea and China has long been influenced […]
May 7, 2012

Leadership Transitions in the Second Artillery Force at the 18th Party Congress: Implications for Roles and Missions

By Mark Stokes and L.C. Russell Hsiao | Since its formation, the Second Artillery’s central responsibility has been nuclear deterrence. Yet, as the strategic environment changed, […]
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