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03 February 2010

No Game Changer for China

Captain Sam J. Tangredi, U.S. Navy (Ret.), “No Game Changer for China,” U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol. 136, No. 2 (February 2010), pp. 24-29.
“The specter of the Chinese antiship ballistic missile could be just that if the United States takes a serious look at updating existing technology and past successful programs. …
Even Andrew Erickson and […]

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01 February 2010

China’s Aircraft Carrier Ambitions: An Update

Nan Li and Christopher Weuve, “China’s Aircraft Carrier Ambitions: An Update,” Naval War College Review, Vol. 63, No. 1 (Winter 2010), pp. 12-31.
This article will address two major analytical questions. First, what are the necessary and sufficient conditions for China to acquire aircraft carriers? Second, what are the major implications if China does acquire aircraft […]

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30 January 2010

The Return of China: The Long March to Power—The New Historic Mission of the People’s Liberation Army

Major Kim Nødskov, Royal Danish Air Force (Ret.), The Return of China: The Long March to Power—The New Historic Mission of the People’s Liberation Army (Copenhagen: Royal Danish Defence College Publishing House, January 2010).
This book is an analysis of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and the modernization it is going through. The […]

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25 January 2010

Contested Commons: The Future of American Power in a Multipolar World

Abraham M. Denmark and James Mulvenon, eds., Contested Commons: The Future of American Power in a Multipolar World (Washington, DC: Center for a New American Security, 25 January 2010).
Contested Commons is an edited volume featuring five chapters and a capstone piece on the future of American power in the sea, air, space and cyberspace. Authors […]

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15 January 2010

CMSI ‘Red Book’ #4: “Chinese Civil-Military Relations in the Post-Deng Era: Implications for Crisis Management and Naval Modernization”

Nan Li, Chinese Civil-Military Relations in the Post-Deng Era: Implications for Crisis Management and Naval Modernization, Naval War College China Maritime Study 4 (January 2010).
This study addresses two analytical questions: What has changed in Chinese civil-military relations during the post–Deng Xiaoping era? What are the implications of this change for China’s crisis management and its naval modernization? Addressing […]

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31 December 2009

An Assessment of China’s Defense Strategy in the post-Cold War Era–What Role for Bilateral Defense Cooperation with Russia?

Nikolaos Diakidis, An Assessment of China’s Defense Strategy in the post-Cold War Era–What Role for Bilateral Defense Cooperation with Russia? (Athens, Greece: Piraeus, 30 December 2009).
The paper studies the principal aspects of China’s defense strategy in the post-Cold War era, presenting an overview of the Sino-Russian defense cooperation. Focus is placed on the evolution of […]

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24 December 2009

System Architecture for Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile Defense (ASBMD)

Jean Hobgood, Kimberly Madison, Geoffrey Pawlowski, Steven Nedd, Michael Roberts, and Paige Rumberg, “System Architecture for Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile Defense (ASBMD),” (Monterey, CA: Department of Systems Engineering, Naval Postgraduate School, December 2009).
Recent studies suggest that China is developing a new class of ballistic missiles that can be used against moving targets, such as ships. One […]

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19 December 2009

Inside the New U.S. Maritime Strategy

Lt. John Ennis, USNR, “Inside the New Maritime Strategy,” U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol. 135, No. 12 (December 2009), pp. 68-71.
Two years after it was published, A Cooperative Strategy for 21st Century Seapower continues to be the subject of fierce debate among scholars, uniformed officers, government officials, and the American public. As a coauthor of […]

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07 December 2009

Mahan’s Lingering Ghost

James R. Holmes and Toshi Yoshihara, “Mahan’s Lingering Ghost,” U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol. 135, No. 12 (December 2009).
Alfred Thayer Mahan remains as relevant today in his logic and operational grammar as he was in the 19th century with his doctrines of capital ship and major fleet action.
The future of American sea power turns on […]

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06 December 2009

A Message from Asia to the World

Lt. Jeremy D. Crestetto, U.S. Navy, “A Message from Asia to the World,” U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings Vol. 135, No. 12 (December 2009).
U.S. and Japanese collaboration on ballistic-missile defense has firmly grabbed the attention of Beijing. What impact is it having on strategic relations in the Asia-Pacific region?
On 18 December 2007, the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense […]

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03 December 2009

Priorities and Challenges in China’s Naval Deployment in the Horn of Africa

Richard Weitz, “Priorities and Challenges in China’s Naval Deployment in the Horn of Africa,” Jamestown China Brief, Vol. 9, No. 24, 3 December 2009.
For a few days in mid-November, it looked like the Chinese government was prepared to take the unprecedented step to lead a multinational security operation involving the armed forces of Russia, the […]

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09 November 2009

China’s Naval Nationalism: Sources, Prospects, and the U.S. Response

Robert S. Ross, “China’s Naval Nationalism: Sources, Prospects, and the U.S. Response,” International Security 34, no. 2 (Fall 2009), pp. 46-81.

Recent developments in Chinese politics and defense policy indicate that China will soon embark on an ambitious maritime policy that will include construction of a power-projection navy centered on an aircraft carrier. But just as […]

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30 October 2009

Japan and the East Asian Maritime Security Order: Prospects for Trilateral and Multilateral Cooperation

Gaye Christoffersen, “Japan and the East Asian Maritime Security Order: Prospects for Trilateral and Multilateral Cooperation,” Asian Perspective, Vol. 33, No. 3 (Fall 2009), pp. 107-149.
Japan has pursued a grand strategy of creating an East Asian maritime order with a special emphasis on situating a U.S.-Japan-China trilateral arrangement, based on cooperative security, at the core […]

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28 October 2009

India’s Growing Role in the Gulf: Implications for the Region and the United States

C. Raja Mohan, “India’s Strategic Challenges in the Indian Ocean and the Gulf,” in Abdulaziz Sager and Geoffrey Kemp, eds., India’s Growing Role in the Gulf: Implications for the Region and the United States (Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Gulf Research Center 28 October 2009).
… India and China have achieved a remarkable diplomatic presence in the […]

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01 October 2009

China’s Rise: Challenges and Opportunities

C. Fred Bergsten, Charles Freeman, Nicholas R. Lardy, and Derek J. Mitchell, China’s Rise: Challenges and Opportunities (Washington, DC: Peterson Institute for International Economics, 1 October 2009).
The global economic crisis has made clear China’s importance and expanding role on the world stage. The bestselling book, China’s Rise: Challenges and Opportunities—now available in paperback—explains actions both […]

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22 September 2009

China’s Arrival: A Strategic Framework for a Global Relationship

Abraham Denmark and Nirav Patel, eds., China’s Arrival: A Strategic Framework for a Global Relationship (Washington, DC: Center for a New American Security, 22 September 2009).
China’s rise is one of the most significant geopoliti­cal events in modern history, rivaling America’s ascent more than a century before. Leading news­papers and blogs from around the world provide […]

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16 September 2009

China’s Evolving Conventional Strategic Strike Capability

Mark Stokes, “China’s Evolving Conventional Strategic Strike Capability: the Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile Challenge to U.S. Maritime Operations in the Western Pacific and Beyond,” Occasional Paper, (Arlington, VA: Project 2049 Institute, 14 September 2009).
Project 2049 Institute Executive Director Mark Stokes has released a new study on China’s anti-ship ballistic missile challenge, which could alter the strategic […]

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08 September 2009

It Takes A Carrier: Naval Aviation and the Hybrid Fight

Rear Adm. Terry B. Kraft, U.S. Navy, “It Takes A Carrier: Naval Aviation and the Hybrid Fight,” U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings Vol. 135, No. 9 (September 2009).
Carriers still provide capability unmatched by any other weapon system in the U.S. arsenal.
One need only open a newspaper to see the incredible challenges facing our military today. An […]

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08 September 2009

China’s Antiship Ballistic Missile: Developments and Missing Links

Eric Hagt and Matthew Durnin, “China’s Antiship Ballistic Missile: Developments and Missing Links,” Naval War College Review, Vol. 62, No. 4 (Autumn 2009), pp. 87-115, A1-2.
… China’s interest in ASBM capability seems logical on the basis of its perceptions of its strategic environment and as a natural outgrowth of its robust missile program. Yet at […]

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