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20 January 2016 ~ 0 Comments

History of Rocketry and Astronautics: Proceedings of the 47th History Symposium of the International Academy of Astronautics

Andrew S. Erickson, ed., History of Rocketry and Astronautics: Proceedings of the 47th History Symposium of the International Academy of Astronautics, American Astronautical Society (AAS) History Series, 45 (San Diego, CA: Univelt, 2015).
Author:

“Preface,” ix.
“Six Decades of Chinese Space History: A Comparative History of Rocket and Satellite Development,” 205-64.

 
PREFACE
The papers contained in this volume were presented […]

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29 November 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Asan Institute Book Launch: “Assessing China’s Power”—Thurs. 3 December 3:00-4:30PM, 1211 Connecticut Ave., Washington, DC

Asan Book Launch
“Assessing China’s Power”
 
edited by
Jae Ho CHUNG
Professor of International Relations
Director of the Program on US-China Relations
Seoul National University
 
hosted by
The Asan Institute for Policy Studies
 
Date / Time: Thursday, December 3, 2015 / 3:00-4:30PM
Location: 1211 Connecticut Ave. NW-8th Floor, Washington, D.C. 20036
Contact: Eileen Block (asaninstdc@asaninst.org / 202-464-6017)
Click here to register.
The Asan Institute for Policy Studies […]

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07 October 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Evaluating China’s Conventional Military Power: The Naval and Air Dimensions

Andrew S. Erickson, “Evaluating China’s Conventional Military Power: The Naval and Air Dimensions,” in Jae Ho Chung, ed., Assessing China’s Power (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), 65-90.
Editor’s Summary
“Andrew S. Erickson, in chapter 4, evaluates China’s conventional military power, focusing particularly on its naval and air capabilities. Erickson’s assessment is that China’s military modernization has a […]

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07 October 2015 ~ 0 Comments

China Scholar Prof. Jae Ho Chung, Seoul National University, Publishes Forward-Looking Edited Volume “Assessing China’s Power”

Jae Ho Chung, ed., Assessing China’s Power (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015). 
Click here for the Table of Contents, First Chapter, and Index.
From the Publisher
The topic of China’s rise and what it really means for the global and regional order is the subject of intense debate in scholarly discourse and media around the world. While some […]

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29 June 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Deep Blue Diplomacy: Soft Power and China’s Antipiracy Operations

Andrew S. Erickson and Austin M. Strange, “Deep Blue Diplomacy: Soft Power and China’s Antipiracy Operations,” in Bruce A. Elleman and S. C. M. Paine, eds., Navies and Soft Power: Historical Case Studies of Naval Power and the Nonuse of Military Force, Naval War College Newport Paper 42 (June 2015), 163-79.
For the first time in […]

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06 May 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Chinese Cooperation to Protect Sea-Lane Security: Antipiracy Operations in the Gulf of Aden

Andrew S. Erickson and Austin M. Strange, “Chinese Cooperation to Protect Sea-Lane Security: Antipiracy Operations in the Gulf of Aden,” in Peter A. Dutton and Ryan D. Martinson, eds., Beyond the Wall: Chinese Far Seas Operations, Naval War College China Maritime Study 13, May 2015), 33-41.
Antipiracy efforts in the Gulf of Aden represent a successful […]

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15 March 2015 ~ 0 Comments

China’s Military Modernization: Many Improvements, Three Challenges, and One Opportunity

Andrew S. Erickson, “China’s Military Modernization: Many Improvements, Three Challenges, and One Opportunity,” Chapter 10 in Jacques deLisle and Avery Goldstein, eds., China’s Challenges (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014), 178-203.
China has exploited key technological and military operational trends to address its core security interests relatively efficiently, and with increasing effectiveness, to the potential detriment of the interests of […]

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21 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

UPENN China Scholars Jacques deLisle & Avery Goldstein Publish Interdisciplinary Edited Volume on “China’s Challenges”

Jacques deLisle and Avery Goldstein, eds., China’s Challenges (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014).
When the “fifth generation” of Communist Party leaders in China assumed top political positions in 2012-2013, they took the helm of a country that has achieved remarkable economic growth, political stability, and international influence. Yet China today confronts challenges at least as daunting […]

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16 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

“Energy Nationalism Goes to Sea in Asia,” in NBR’s Energy Security and the Asia-Pacific: Course Reader

Gabriel B. Collins and Andrew S. Erickson, “Energy Nationalism Goes to Sea in Asia,” in Mikkal E. Herberg, ed., Energy Security and the Asia-Pacific: Course Reader (Seattle, WA: National Bureau of Asian Research, October 2014).
The Asia-Pacific is now the center of growth in global energy and commodity demand. Driven by rapid and sustained economic development […]

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02 July 2014 ~ 0 Comments

What Explains China’s Comprehensive but Uneven Aerospace Development?

Andrew S. Erickson, “What Explains China’s Comprehensive but Uneven Aerospace Development?” in Christophe Rothmund, ed., Proceedings of the Forty-Third History Symposium of the International Academy of Astronautics, American Astronautical Society (AAS) History Series, Vol. 40 (San Diego, CA: Univelt, 2013), 55-63.
With respect to aerospace development capabilities, China is changing from a developing country whose leaders […]

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13 May 2014 ~ 0 Comments

China’s Anti-Piracy Mission in the Gulf of Aden: Implications for Anti-Piracy in the South China Sea

Andrew Erickson and Austin M. Strange, “China’s Anti-Piracy Mission in the Gulf of Aden: Implications for Anti-Piracy in the South China Sea,” in Wu Shicun and Zou Keyuan, eds., Non-Traditional Security Issues and the South China Sea: Shaping a New Framework for Cooperation (London: Ashgate, 2014), 169-204.
CHAPTER ABSRACT
The dramatic rise of piracy in the waters […]

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29 March 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Keeping the Near Seas Peaceful: American and Allied Mission, Asia-Pacific Interest

Andrew S. Erickson, “Keeping the Near Seas Peaceful: American and Allied Mission, Asia-Pacific Interest,” in Richard Pearson, ed., East China Sea Tensions, Perspectives and Implications (Washington, DC: Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation, 2014), 23-30.
By any measure, China’s economy and defense budget are second in size only to those of the United States. China is already […]

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04 March 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Chinese Air- and Space-Based ISR: Integrating Aerospace Combat Capabilities over the Near Seas

Andrew S. Erickson, “Chinese Air- and Space-Based ISR: Integrating Aerospace Combat Capabilities over the Near Seas,” in Peter Dutton, Andrew S. Erickson, and Ryan Martinson, eds., China’s Near Seas Combat Capabilities, Naval War College China Maritime Study 11 (February 2014), 87-117.
China’s progressively more potent naval platforms, aircraft, and missiles are increasingly capable of holding U.S. Navy platforms […]

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