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19 March 2010

Rousing China To Military Dominance

Isaac Stone Fish, “Rousing China To Military Dominance,” Wealth of Nations Blog, Newsweek, 19 March 2010.
…certain members of China’s military are publicly starting to itch for a more assertive role in international affairs. The latest hawkish call to arms is from Ling Mingfu, a senior colonel and professor at China’s National Defense University, whose new […]

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01 February 2010

Strategic Research Professor Wins Third Place in Nation’s Oldest Essay Contest

Tyler Will, Naval War College Public Affairs Office, “Strategic Research Professor Wins Third Place in Nation’s Oldest Essay Contest,” 1 February 2010.
Associate Strategic Research professor Andrew Erickson at the U.S. Naval War College (NWC) recently won third-place in the U.S. Naval Institute 2009 General Prize Essay Contest, with an article that explored Chinese development […]

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15 January 2010

China Maritime Studies Institute Opens Unique Research Library

Tyler Will, Naval War College Public Affairs, “China Maritime Studies Institute Opens Unique Research Library,” 15 January 2010.
NEWPORT, R.I. – Faculty and staff members of the U.S. Naval War College commemorated an unprecedented collection of Chinese research journals with a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the China Maritime Studies Institute new library facility, on Jan. 14.
The library, […]

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12 January 2010

China Maritime Studies Institute (CMSI) Engages with Pacific Region Staffs

Tyler Will, NWC Public Affairs Office, “CMSI Engages with Pacific Region Staffs,” 12 January 2010.
NEWPORT, R.I. – Members of the China Maritime Studies Institute (CMSI) located within the U.S. Naval War College engaged with military commanders and their staffs in the Pacific region during December 2009.
CMSI, an institute within the Strategic Research Department of Naval War […]

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03 January 2010

Is China’s Rocket Science all it’s Cracked up to be, Experts Ask

Greg Torode, Chief Asia correspondent, “Is China’s Rocket Science all it’s Cracked up to be, Experts Ask,” South China Morning Post, 3 January 2010.
Given its potential to wipe out an aircraft carrier – for America a core projection of its power – no weapon under development in China exercises strategic imaginations in Washington quite like […]

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30 December 2009

China Accelerates Space Research and Development

Craig Covault, “China Accelerates Space Research and Development,” Spaceflight Now, 29 December 2009.
… Chinese small and mini spacecraft carry great technological importance in overall Chinese military spacecraft development, according to Andrew S. Erickson of the U.S. Naval War College at Newport, Rhode Island. Thousands of personnel are involved in overall Chinese small satellite development because […]

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17 November 2009

“China’s New Missile May Create a ‘No-Go Zone’ for U.S. Fleet”

Tony Capaccio, “China’s New Missile May Create a ‘No-Go Zone’ for U.S. Fleet,” Bloomberg, 17 November 2009.
China’s military is close to fielding the world’s first anti-ship ballistic missile, according to U.S. Navy intelligence. The missile, with a range of almost 900 miles (1,500 kilometers), would be fired from mobile, land-based launchers and is “specifically designed […]

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10 August 2009

Erickson Interview on Chinese ASBM & Aircraft Carrier Development in Asahi Shimbun

編集委員 加藤洋一 [Yoichi Kato, National Security Correspondent], “[Part 2] 「中国空母は脅威ではない。ゲームチャンジャーは対艦弾道ミサイルだ」” [China’s Aircraft Carrier is Not a Threat. The ‘Game Changer’ is the Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile], “中国、海軍大国への胎動” [Part 2 in the Series “The Rise of China’s Naval Power”], 朝日新聞 Globe [Asahi Shimbun Globe], 10 August 2009.
Click here to read the full text of this interview of […]

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29 May 2009

China’s Military Game Changer?

John Pomfret, “China’s Military Game Changer?” Pomfret’s China, 28 May 2009.
PostGlobal is an experiment in global, collaborative journalism, a running discussion of important issues among dozens of the world’s best-known editors and writers. It aims to create a truly global dialogue, drawing on independent journalists in the countries where news is happening–from China to Iran, […]

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29 May 2009

Facing a New Missile Threat from China (Op-Ed)

Andrew S. Erickson, “Facing a New Missile Threat from China (Op-Ed): How the U.S. Should Respond to China’s Development of Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile Systems,” CBS News, 28 May 2009.
Authoritative Chinese military documents suggest that Beijing has taken a serious interest in anti-ship ballistic missiles (ASBMs). U.S. government sources state consistently that Beijing is pursuing an […]

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25 April 2009

WTOP Radio Interview on “China’s New Nuclear Submarines”

WTOP Radio Interview with Dr. Andrew S. Erickson
“China’s New Nuclear Submarines,” on-air interview, WTOP Radio Station, Washington, DC, April 24, 2009.
Interview on  all-news formatted broadcast radio station serving the metropolitan Washington, DC area. Topics covered include Chinese submarine development, the PLA Navy’s April 2009 Fleet Review in Qingdao, the 8 March 2009 “Impeccable Incident” in […]

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01 January 2009

China is Developing Big Military Space Capabilities Using Small Satellite Payloads

Craig Covault, “Size Doesn’t Matter–China is Developing Big Military Space Capabilities Using Small Satellite Payloads,” Aviation Week & Space Technology, December 22/29 2008, pp. 22-24.
… “Microsatellite production offers Beijing three major benefits: Support for national development, lucrative and geostrategically relevant foreign sales [and] potential military space control applications,” says Andrew S. Erickson, assistant professor of […]

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06 September 2008

U.S. and China Resume Space Cooperation Talks

Craig Covault, “U.S. and China Resume Space Cooperation Talks,” Aviation Week & Space Technology, 5 September 2008.
… The advanced technology involved in the new manned Shenzhou and robotic imaging constellation missions, coupled with cooperative space measures by the Chinese government, is a powerful reminder that China continues on the move in space, says Andrew S. […]

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15 April 2008

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Speech to Association of American Universities

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Speech to Association of American Universities (Washington, D.C.), Monday, 14 April 2008.
“The Chinese government publishes a tremendous amount of information about military and technological developments on an open-source basis. However, it is often inconvenient, if not impossible, for American researchers to get access to this material since it is often […]

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09 November 2007

As Military Balks, Chinese Public Pushes for Aircraft Carriers

Tim Johnson, “As Military Balks, Chinese Public Pushes for Aircraft Carriers,” McClatchy Newspapers, 8 November 2007.
…China remains the only major global power without aircraft carriers in its fleet. For years, military leaders have weighed the pride that such vessels would bring the nation with the costs and complexity of operating the giant ships, continually postponing […]

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29 May 2007

China’s Focus on Aircraft Carriers

Richard Halloran, “China’s Focus on Aircraft Carriers,” Real Clear Politics, 28 May 2007.
… The U.S. Navy had nearly 800 planes crash in training accidents in 1954 during the transition from propeller driven aircraft to jet aircraft, say Andrew Erickson and Andrew Wilson, who are on the faculty of the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, […]

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30 April 2007

China’s Submarines

Richard Halloran, “China’s Submarines,” Real Clear Politics, 29 April 2007.
… “Submarines currently dominate China’s naval development,” say analysts Andrew Erickson and Andrew Wilson, writing in a recent US Naval War College Review. China has long been rumored to be eager to build aircraft carriers but for now, these analysts say, discussion of submarines “is much […]

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30 March 2007

China Cyberspace, Outerspace War Gains Impress: U.S.

Paul Eckert, “China Cyberspace, Outerspace War Gains Impress: U.S.,” Washington Post, 29 March 2007.

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