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04 December 2014 ~ 0 Comments

CNAS Releases Amy Chang’s Report on China’s Cyber Strategy

Click here to read Amy Chang’s interview in New York Times.
Download full text of the report here.
CNAS Releases Report on China’s Cyber Strategy
Report Reveals the Political, Economic, and Military Objectives
of China’s Cybersecurity Strategy
Washington, December 3 – Center for a New American Security (CNAS) Technology and National Security Program Research Associate Amy Chang has written a new report, “Warring State: China’s Cybersecurity Strategy.” […]

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24 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Racing toward Tragedy?: China’s Rise, Military Competition in the Asia Pacific, and the Security Dilemma

Adam P. Liff and G. John Ikenberry, “Racing toward Tragedy?: China’s Rise, Military Competition in the Asia Pacific, and the Security Dilemma,” International Security 39.2 (Fall 2014): 52-91.

Posted Online November 21, 2014.
© 2014 by the President and Fellows of Harvard College and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Adam P. Liff
Adam P. Liff is Assistant Professor of […]

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21 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

2014 Annual Report to Congress Released by U.S.-China Economic & Security Review Commission

2014 Annual Report to Congress of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, Second Session (Washington, DC: USCC, 20 November 2014).

Report PDFs:

2014 Annual Report to Congress
Executive Summary
Comprehensive List of Recommendations


Chapter 1 U.S.-China Economic and Trade Relations
Chapter 1; Section 1 Year in Review – Economics and Trade
Chapter 1; Section 2 U.S.-China Bilateral […]

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17 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Writing to Think: The Intellectual Journey of a Naval Career

Robert C. Rubel, Writing to Think: The Intellectual Journey of a Naval Career, Naval War College Newport Paper 41 (2014).
NEWPORT PAPER 41- In his introduction to the forty-first Newport Paper monogram,Writing to Think: The Intellectual Journey of a Naval Career, Captain Robert C. “Barney” Rubel writes, “The articles in this Newport Paper are a selection of those […]

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17 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Dennis Gormley: What 10th Zhuhai Airshow Reveals About China’s Military Capabilities

Bree Feng, “Q. and A.: Dennis M. Gormley on China’s Military Capabilities,” SinoSphere, New York Times, 10 November 2014.
Every two years since 1996, the China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, the largest air show in China, has been held in Zhuhai, Guangdong Province, attracting thousands of commercial traders and military enthusiasts. This year its opening […]

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05 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

“China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities—Background and Issues for Congress”: Latest Version of Ronald O’Rourke’s Congressional Research Service (CRS) Report

Ronald O’Rourke, China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities—Background and Issues for Congress (Washington, DC: Congressional Research Service, 8 September 2014), RL33153.
China is building a modern and regionally powerful Navy with a modest but growing capability for conducting operations beyond China’s near-seas region. The question of how the United States should respond to China’s military modernization effort, including its […]

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18 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

“Not an Idea We Have to Shun”: Chinese Overseas Basing Requirements in the 21st Century

NDU’s China Center has done it again! This is the very model of taking a controversial emerging topic of great importance and analyzing it systematically to yield insights that are innovative yet completely reasonable. We need less sloganeering and recycling of platitudes, and more research like this!
Christopher D. Yung and Ross Rustici with Scott Devary […]

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22 September 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Should America Fear China’s “Carrier-Killer” Missile?

Robert Farley, “Should America Fear China’s ‘Carrier-Killer’ Missile?” The National Interest, 22 September 2014.
The DF-21D anti-ship ballistic missile (ASBM) has generated a tremendous amount of interest over the past five years. If it works, it poses a very serious threat to U.S. Navy (USN) carriers, as well as to the other advanced warships of the USN, of the […]

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11 September 2014 ~ 0 Comments

The Challenge of Responding to Maritime Coercion

What is the nature of China’s “tailored coercion”? What sort of a “gray zone” challenge does this “cabbage strategy” pose? How should the U.S. respond? This report offers a wealth of useful ideas.
Particularly valuable excerpts:
“incremental changes could fundamentally alter the balance of power and regional order, and vastly diminish the U.S. ability to undergird an […]

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01 August 2014 ~ 0 Comments

China’s RIMPAC Spying: Having Your Cake and Eating It Too

Very important piece by Shannon Tiezzi. It explains clearly how China is trying to have it both ways with regard to conducting maritime intelligence collection activities in another nation’s EEZ. That’s why Emily de La Bruyere and I quote leading international legal scholar Jerome Cohen in our recent article in The National Interest on the […]

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17 July 2014 ~ 0 Comments

In China’s Sights: A New Missile Threatens the U.S. Navy’s Biggest Warships—And Stability in the Pacific

Mark Thompson, “In China’s Sights: A New Missile Threatens the U.S. Navy’s Biggest Warships—And Stability in the Pacific,” Time, 28 July 2014, 33-36.
There are few things as awesome as a U.S. aircraft carrier—100,000 tons of nuclear-powered steel towering 20 stories above the waterline and crammed with nearly 70 warplanes ready to do its nation’s bidding. […]

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08 July 2014 ~ 0 Comments

China Thinks It Can Defeat America in Battle, But It Overlooks One Decisive Factor

What Wayne Hughes calls “war at sea,” I term “deterrence by denial.” The concepts are quite similar in many respects. The unifying theme is that the United States—together with allies and partners—remains determined and able to defend the global system and uphold peace and stability, including in the vital portion within the Yellow, East China, […]

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05 July 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Chinese Engagement in Africa: Drivers, Reactions, and Implications for U.S. Policy

Worth a long Saturday of thorough reading and reflection! The hallmark RAND quality and clarity, focused on a topic that will be with us for decades, particularly as Africa is projected to become the last, largest locus of global population growth in an otherwise largely graying planet.
Balanced and nuanced–not yet another polemic either ignoring or […]

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