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25 April 2017

Just Published in the Spring 2017 issue of International Security: “Correspondence: How Good Are China’s Antiaccess/Area-Denial Capabilities?”

Andrew S. Erickson, Evan Braden Montgomery, Craig Neuman, Stephen Biddle, and Ivan Oelrich, “Correspondence: How Good Are China’s Antiaccess/Area-Denial Capabilities?” International Security 41.4 (Spring 2017): 202-13.
Spring 2017, Vol. 41, No. 4, Pages: 202-213
Posted Online April 25, 2017.
© 2017 by the President and Fellows of Harvard College and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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01 August 2011

Letter to Proceedings Editor on “Chinese Missiles and the Walmart Factor”

Andrew S. Erickson, Response to “Chinese Missiles and the Walmart Factor,” Lt. Cdr. Matthew Harper, July 2011 Proceedings, U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, 137.8 (August 2011): 6.
Professor Andrew Erickson, Naval War College, China Maritime Studies Institute—Lieutenant Commander Harper is to be commended for emphasizing the vital importance of transnational supply chains in today’s increasingly globalized world; […]

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06 May 2010

Letter to Proceedings Editor re China ASBM Development

Andrew S. Erickson, Response to “Get Off the Fainting Couch,” C. Hooper and C. Albon, pp. 42-47, April 2010 Proceedings, U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol. 136, No. 5 (May 2010), pp. 8-12.
I welcome the authors’ forceful contribution concerning Chinese antiship ballistic missile (ASBM) development. They correctly underscore Chinese sensitivity, and vulnerability, to foreign prompt global […]

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28 July 2009

Arms and Influence at Sea

Thomas Culora and Andrew Erickson, “Arms and Influence at Sea,” Foreign Affairs, July/August 2009.
Robert Kaplan (“Center Stage for the Twenty-first Century,” March/April 2009) correctly underscores the Indian Ocean’s strategic importance. But in envisioning “dynamic great-power rivalry” between Beijing and New Delhi there, he is too pessimistic about the United States’ ability to maintain influence, too […]

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