China’s Maritime Power

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China Builds a Powerful New Navy

By David Dunlop, 22 January 2022 Here is an interesting article recently published by Asian News Institute (ANI) commenting on the speed of the Peoples Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) build-up […]

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China’s Military Power

Dan Middlemiss, 04 September 2020. The US Department of Defense has released its annual report to Congress on the military power of the People’s Republic of China.[1] Some highlights from […]

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The United States and China

Mark Sloan, 2 September 2020. The United States and China – DoD Annual Report to Congress Observers regularly provide insight into specific elements of China’s military capabilities, but the 2020 […]

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Submarine Races in Asia

6 November 2018. The news out of Asia is always interesting. But from a naval perspective, it’s particularly interesting. There are multiple states spending huge sums to update their navies, […]

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The South China Sea Situation

China opposes U.S. naval patrols in South China Sea China said on Tuesday it opposed action by other countries under the pretext of freedom of navigation that undermined its sovereignty […]

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South China Sea Dispute

Another useful article on the South China Sea dispute. The SCS continues to be a potential hot spot as long as China presses its claims. The issue, as noted before, […]

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South China Sea: What happens next?

The South China Sea remains one of the world’s potential trouble spots. As this article explains, China is becoming increasingly isolated in this issue. The question for the rest of […]

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Chinese Military Growth

Military power is a difficult subject, especially when it comes to discussing the potential power of other countries. China has made news over the past few years for their rapidly […]

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China ‘hawks’ ratchet up the rhetoric

David Lague published an article on 17 January with Reuter’s entitled, “China’s military hawks take the offensive.” Lague notes “the increasingly hawkish rhetoric coming from senior officers in the People’s […]

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