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Monday, Mar 27, 2017
by dsuchens
Chinese politics are at a crossroads as President Xi Jinping amasses personal power and tests the constraints of collective leadership.
Monday, Mar 27, 2017
by dsuchens
Through the U.S. Naval War College’s China Maritime Studies Institute, the authors have just published China Maritime ReportNo.
Monday, Mar 27, 2017
by dsuchens
Amid 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.
Friday, Mar 24, 2017
by dsuchens
Friday, Mar 24, 2017
by dsuchens
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.
Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017
by dsuchens
Part 1 of this series discussed Vice Admiral Shen Jinlong’s background, meteoric rise, and recent promotion to PLAN Commander.
Friday, Mar 10, 2017
by dsuchens
Abstract - 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.
Friday, Mar 3, 2017
by dsuchens
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 
Friday, Mar 3, 2017
by dsuchens
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.
Friday, Mar 3, 2017
by dsuchens
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.

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