Archive | Book Chapters

01 December 2007

Can China Become a Maritime Power?

Andrew S. Erickson, “Can China Become a Maritime Power?” in Toshi Yoshihara and James Holmes, eds., Asia Looks Seaward: Power and Maritime Strategy (Westport, CT: Praeger Security International, 2008), 70-110.
Despite possessing a coastline some 7,830 nautical miles long and some 3,400 offshore islands, China has pursued maritime development in an atmosphere of considerable uncertainty. The […]

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20 April 2007

China’s Future Nuclear Submarine Force (CMSI Vol. 1)

Andrew S. Erickson, Lyle J. Goldstein, William S. Murray, and Andrew R. Wilson, eds., China’s Future Nuclear Submarine Force (Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2007).

Kindle edition now available!
These and several other chapters are required reading for the Naval War College Strategy and Policy Department’s Senior and Intermediate Leadership Courses.
Volume cited in Wikipedia’s “Type 094 Submarine” entry.

Coauthor of:

Andrew S. […]

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01 November 2006

A Place and a Base: Guam and the American Presence in East Asia

Andrew S. Erickson and Justin Mikolay, “A Place and a Base: Guam and the American Presence in East Asia,” in Carnes Lord, ed., Reposturing the Force: U.S. Overseas Presence in the Twenty-first Century, Naval War College Newport Paper 26 (2006), 65-93.
Rising threats to American national security in East Asia coincide with growing uncertainty concerning the future of […]

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01 October 2005

China’s Ballistic Missile Defense Countermeasures: Breaching America’s Great Wall in Space?

Andrew Erickson, “China’s Ballistic Missile Defense Countermeasures: Breaching America’s Great Wall in Space?,” in Lyle Goldstein and Andrew Erickson, China’s Nuclear Force Modernization, Naval War College Newport Paper No. 22, 2005, pp. 65-91.
A significant component of contemporary naval transformation involves adapting the force to meet the emerging ballistic missile defense challenge. With the advent of […]

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01 October 2005

China’s Nuclear Force Modernization

Lyle J. Goldstein and Andrew S. Erickson, eds., China’s Nuclear Force Modernization, Naval War College Newport Paper 22 (2005).

Author of “China’s Ballistic Missile Defense Countermeasures: Breaching America’s Great Wall in Space?” 65-91.

p. 96
The last chapter, written by Andrew Erickson, represents an attempt to fathom PRC responses to the U.S. deployment of ballistic missile defenses. Erickson […]

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