China

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China Navy 01

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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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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Finding the right balance is key

I agree with much of Ken Hansen’s analysis.  While we have indeed done badly at maintaining leading edge capabilities after purchase (note, however, exceptions of Halifax-class, CP-140, and CF-18 mid-life […]

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“PRC, Please Build Carriers” by Colin Clark*

*Moderator’s Note: This article was originally published on the Strategic Forecasts (STRAFOR) forum on 5 November 2010.  It is reprinted here with the author’s permission. Colin Clark is editor of […]

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China, the Unites States, and the UNCLOS Treaty

Mark J. Valencia, a maritime policy analyst based in Kaneohe, Hawaii, has written an important essay that has been published on-line by “Nautilus,” the forum of the Northeast Asia Peace […]

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