Archive | Cited In (Selected)

21 August 2008

The Long Shadow: Nuclear Weapons and Security in 21st Century Asia

Chu Shulong and Rong Yu, “China: Dynamic Minimum Deterrence,” pp. 161-87; Chapter 5 in Multhiah Alagappa, ed., The Long Shadow: Nuclear Weapons and Security in 21st Century Asia (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 21 August 2008).
The Long Shadow is the first comprehensive, systematic examination of the roles and implications of nuclear weapons in the dramatically […]

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10 August 2008

Energy Security and Global Politics: The Militarization of Resource Management

Jacqueline Newmyer, “Chinese Energy Security and the Chinese Regime,” pp. 188-210, chapter 10 in Daniel Moran and James A. Russell, eds., Energy Security and Global Politics: The Militarization of Resource Management (New York: Routledge, 10 September 2008).
This book analyses the strategic dimensions of energy security, particularly where energy resources have become the object of military […]

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01 August 2008

CMSI ‘Red Book’ #1: “A Comprehensive Survey of China’s Dynamic Shipbuilding Industry: Commercial Development and Strategic Implications”

Gabriel B. Collins and Lieutenant Commander Michael C. Grubb, U.S. Navy, A Comprehensive Survey of China’s Dynamic Shipbuilding Industry: Commercial Development and Strategic Implications, Naval War College China Maritime Study 1 (August 2008).
China’s dynamic shipbuilding sector now has the attention of key decision makers in Washington. During testimony before the Armed Services Committee of the House of Representatives […]

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21 July 2008

To Lead the World: American Strategy After the Bush Doctrine

James Kurth, “Boss of Bosses,” pp. 109-132; chapter 5 in Melvyn P. Leffler and Jeffrey W. Legro, eds., To Lead the World: American Strategy After the Bush Doctrine (New York: Oxford University Press, 21 July 2008).
U.S. national security policy is at a critically important crossroads. … In To Lead the World, Melvyn P. Leffler and […]

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30 June 2008

China’s Naval Ambitions in the Indian Ocean

James R. Holmes and Toshi Yoshihara, “China’s Naval Ambitions in the Indian Ocean,” Journal of Strategic Studies, Vol. 31, No. 3 (June 2008), pp. 367-94.
This article argues that an increasingly sea-power-minded China will neither shelter passively in coastal waters, nor throw itself into competition with the United States in the Pacific Ocean. Rather, Beijing will […]

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19 April 2008

Blocking the Hormuz Strait: China’s Energy Dilemma

Yitzhak Shichor, “Blocking the Hormuz Strait: China’s Energy Dilemma,” Jamestown China Brief, Vol. 8, No. 18, 22 September 2008.
Over the last few weeks Iran has amplified its threats that, if attacked, it would immediately close the Strait of Hormuz, a strategic chokepoint nestled between the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf. Iran’s Revolutionary Guard […]

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31 March 2008

Asia Eyes America: Regional Perspectives on U.S. Asia-Pacific Strategy in the Twenty-first Century

Jonathan D. Pollack, ed., Asia Eyes America: Regional Perspectives on U.S. Asia-Pacific Strategy in the Twenty-first Century (Newport, RI: Naval War College Press, 31 March 2008).
Contains a collection of papers produced by participants (U.S. and regional scholars and analysts) at a conference,“Asia Eyes America,” held at the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, in […]

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21 March 2008

Building for the Future: China’s Progress in Space Technology during the Tenth 5-Year Plan and the U.S. Response

Kevin Pollpeter, Building for the Future: China’s Progress in Space Technology during the Tenth 5-Year Plan and the U.S. Response (Carlisle, PA: Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 21 March 2008).
The Chinese government is using space power to increase its influence at home and abroad and hopes to leverage the political, economic, and military benefits […]

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08 March 2008

Chinese Shipbuilding: Growing Fast, But How Good Is It?

Lt. Cdr. Michael C. Grubb, USN, and Gabriel Collins, “Chinese Shipbuilding: Growing Fast, But How Good Is It?” U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol. 134, No. 3 (March 2008).
China’s rapid technical advances in shipbuilding, and the industry’s dual civilian-military role, raises the strategically important question of how its growing commercial shipbuilding prowess might facilitate naval modernization.
The […]

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30 January 2008

China’s ‘String of Pearls’ in the Indian Ocean and Its Security Implications

Gurpreet S. Khurana, “China’s ‘String of Pearls’ in the Indian Ocean and Its Security Implications,” Strategic Analysis, Vol. 32, No. 1(January 2008), pp. 1-39.
China’s efforts to build ‘nodes’ of influence in the Indian Ocean Region have been increasingly discernible in recent years. This endeavour, many argue, is driven by Beijing’s military-strategic ends. However, such an […]

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27 December 2007

The International Politics of Space

Michael Sheehan, The International Politics of Space (New York: Routledge, 27 December 2007).
The year 2007 saw the fiftieth anniversary of the Space Age, which began with the launching of Sputnik by the Soviet Union in October 1957. Space is crucial to the politics of the postmodern world. It has seen competition and cooperation in the past […]

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15 September 2007

Why Taiwan? Geostrategic Rationales for China’s Territorial Integrity

Alan Wachman, Why Taiwan? Geostrategic Rationales for China’s Territorial Integrity (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 15 September 2007).
Why has the PRC been so determined that Taiwan be part of China? Why, since the 1990s, has Beijing been feverishly developing means to prevail in combat with the U.S. over Taiwan’s status? Why is Taiwan worth fighting […]

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10 August 2007

China: A New Maritime Partner?

Lyle J. Goldstein, “China: A New Maritime Partner?,” U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol. 133, No. 8 (August 2007).
The U.S. Coast Guard is opening the door to a cooperative relationship with China.
China’s maritime development is gathering steam. It is challenging South Korea and Japan for dominance of the global shipbuilding market. More than 1,700 ships carry […]

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01 August 2007

Assessing the Threat: The Chinese Military and Taiwan’s Security

Roy D. Kamphausen and Justin Liang, “PLA Power Projection: Current Realities and Emerging Trends,” pp. 111-52, chapter 5 in Michael D. Swaine, Andrew N. D. Yang, and Evan S. Medeiros, with Oriana Skylar Mastro, Assessing the Threat: The Chinese Military and Taiwan’s Security (Washington, DC: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1 August 2007).
Since at least […]

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07 March 2007

Space as a Strategic Asset

Joan Johnson-Freese, Space as a Strategic Asset (New York: Columbia University Press, 7 March 2007).
Joan Johnson-Freese argues that the race for space weapons and the U.S. quest for exclusive or at least dominant ownership of strategic space assets have alienated the very allies that the United States needs in order to maintain its leading role […]

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