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Updated - Sixth Annual China Defense and Security Conference

May 12, 2016 09:00 AM

The Jamestown Foundation is proud to announce that the Sixth Annual China Defense and Security Conference will be held at the University Club (1135 16th St NW)on May 12th. The conference will feature...


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The Rise of Admiral Sun Jianguo and the Future of U.S.-China Naval Relations

June 20, 2016 03:20 PM

On December 31, 2015, the PRC announced that after many years of planning and preparation, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) would begin its most substantial reorganization since 1949 (PRC Defense Ministry, January 9). According to statements by the PRC defense ministry, these reforms are designed to improve the Chinese military’s ability to fight more jointly, a historically elusive goal given the PLA’s organizational structure and the dominance of the PLA ground forces.

This is a critical...


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Latest Articles

China Gets More Blunt, Goes on Media Offense on South China Sea Issues

June 21, 2016

At this year’s Shangri-La Dialogue on Asian security, held in Singapore, China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea were in sharp focus. Admiral Sun Jianguo (孙建国) again represented China at the conference, a position he is...

Category: In a Fortnight, China Brief, Home Page, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, South China Sea

The New PLA Joint Headquarters and Internal Assessments of PLA Capabilities

June 21, 2016

The creation of new multi-service (joint) headquarters organizations at the national (strategic) and theater (operational) levels is a major component of the current tranche of reforms underway in the People’s Liberation Army...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Military/Security

China’s Sinking Port Plans in Bangladesh

June 21, 2016

A key link in China’s Maritime Silk Road (MSR) suffered a setback in February when Bangladesh’s Awami League (AL) government shelved plans for construction of a deep-sea port at Sonadia, south of Chittagong. Bangladesh is an...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Economics, Transit

Creeping Islamophobia: China’s Hui Muslims in the Firing Line

June 20, 2016

At the recently convened Central Religious Work Conference Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed the importance of fusing religious doctrines with Chinese culture and preventing the interference of religion in government affairs...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Central Asia, China, Xinjiang

Growing Overlap Between Counter-Terrorism and Overseas Interest Protection Acts As New Driver of Chinese Strategy

June 1, 2016

Late November 2015 marked a pivotal moment in the evolution of how terrorism is perceived in China. The death of a Chinese citizen at the hand of the ISIS and the fact that three senior managers of China Railway Construction...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, China, China and the Asia-Pacific

The Courage to Fight and Win: The PLA Cultivates Xuexing for the Wars of the Future

June 1, 2016

With all its new weapons systems and platforms, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has become a powerful military by any standard that can be quantified. But how will PLA officers and enlisted, however well-armed, perform when...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Military/Security, China

China Dictates Terms for Sino-Japanese Relations During First Japanese Foreign Minister Visit in Four Years

June 1, 2016

Japanese Foreign Minister Kishida Fumio’s official visit to Beijing from April 29 to May 1, the first trip to China by a Japanese Foreign Minister since November 2011, represented renewed effort to mend the frayed relationship...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Japan, East China Sea, China, China and the Asia-Pacific

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Willy's Corner

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The Eclipse of the Communist Youth League and the Rise of the Zhejiang Clique

May 11, 2016 04:46 PM

Power struggle is not a dinner party. Internecine bickering and back-stabbing among rival factions and personalities are intensifying as the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) prepares for its 19th...


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In a Fortnight

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China Gets More Blunt, Goes on Media Offense on South China Sea Issues

June 21, 2016 04:47 PM

At this year’s Shangri-La Dialogue on Asian security, held in Singapore, China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea were in sharp focus. Admiral Sun Jianguo (孙建国) again represented China at...


Cat: In a Fortnight, China Brief, Home Page, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, South China Sea
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