- Through the U.S. Naval War College’s China Maritime Studies Institute, the authors have just published China Maritime ReportNo.
- China’s Third Sea Force, The People’s Armed Forces Maritime Militia: Tethered to the PLA - By CWP Fellow Alumni Andrew EricksonAmid growing awareness that China’s Maritime Militia acts as a Third Sea Force which has been involved in international sea incidents, it is necessary for decision-makers who may face such contingencies to understand the Maritime Militia’s role in China’s armed forces.
- The Center held its annual lecture at Georgia Tech on March 8th. Dr. Thomas Christensen spoke to a crowd of over 100 attendees about ways to understand China’s rise. Many see China as a rival superpower to the United States and imagine the country’s rise to be a threat to U.S. leadership in Asia and beyond. Dr.
- China’s Navy Gets a New Helmsman (Part 2): Remaining Uncertainties By: CWP Alumni Fellow Andrew S. EricksonPart 1 of this series discussed Vice Admiral Shen Jinlong’s background, meteoric rise, and recent promotion to PLAN Commander.
- From management crisis to crisis management? Japan’s post-2012 institutional reforms and Sino-Japanese crisis (In)stability - An Examination by Two CWP Alumni Fellows Adam Liff & Andrew EricksonAbstract - Since 2012, China’s assertion of its sovereignty claim to the contested Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands has significantly raised the risk of a potentially escalatory political-military crisis with Japan.
- Professor Alastair Iain Johnston explains three paradoxes at the center of the new Trump administration’s approach to China and Taiwan, as part of the Fairbank Center’s new blog series on
- Abstract: A key organizational challenge for all modern militaries is instituting an effective command-and-control (C2) structure for joint operations. China has been a relative latecomer to joint operations, with a persistent weakness in joint C2.
- North Korea’s recent ballistic missile launch—the first to occur during the Trump administration—once again raises the question of how the United States should handle the North Korean nuclear program, and how China should fit into the equation.
- On January 17, 2017, 71-year old Admiral Wu Shengli retired from a 41-year career culminating in nearly 11 years as commander of the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN), making him the second-longest-serving Chinese naval head in history.
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