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June 4, 2015 04:08 PM

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

12:00 P.M.–2:00 P.M.

 

The Jamestown Foundation

Seventh Floor Board Room

1111 Sixteenth Street, N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20036

 

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China’s New Military Strategy: “Winning Informationized Local Wars”

June 23, 2015 05:27 PM

In November 2013, the report of the Third Plenum of the 18th Party Congress hinted that China might adjust its national military strategy. The Plenum’s Decision outlined the need to “strengthen military strategic guidance, and enrich and improve the military strategic guideline for the new period.” [1] In May 2015, the new Defense White Paper, China’s Military Strategy (中国的军事战略), reveals that China has now officially adjusted its military strategy. [2] This follows previous practice, such as...


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Latest Articles

Special Issue on 2015 Defense White Paper on Military Strategy

June 19, 2015

As Editors, we have the distinct pleasure of introducing a special issue of China Brief, focused on the Chinese government’s 2015 Defense White Paper (DWP) and its theme of military strategy. This year’s report, the latest...

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

The “Holistic Security Concept”: The Securitization of Policy and Increasing Risk of Militarized Crisis

June 19, 2015

Reflecting critical developments under the Xi administration, the recent “Military Strategy” white paper signals a turn toward a potentially more coercive phase of China’s rise (State Council, May 26). Driven by the determination...

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

Network Warfare in China’s 2015 Defense White Paper

June 19, 2015

The recent release of China’s biannual defense white paper (DWP) has sparked a flurry of commentary by Western People’s Liberation Army (PLA) analysts. One common theme in many of these analyses is that China is placing an...

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

White Paper Expounds Civil-Military Relations in Xi Era

June 19, 2015

As the world observed the 26th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, the focus has remained on how this cataclysmic event has rolled back reforms and exacerbated the trend of major clans in the Chinese Communist Party...

Category: China Brief, Willy’s Corner, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, China and the Asia-Pacific, China

The 2015 Chinese Defense White Paper on Strategy in Perspective: Maritime Missions Require a Change in the PLA Mindset

May 29, 2015

Nearly 20 years ago in November 1995, the Information Office of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China issued the first defense-related white paper on “Arms Control and Disarmament.” In 1998, the first “defense white...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Featured, Foreign Policy, Military/Security

President Xi’s Visit to Belarus Prompts Questions of New Line on Taiwan

May 29, 2015

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s state visit to Belarus on May 10-12, following his visit to Russia to join President Vladimir Putin in the military parade celebrating the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, has led to new...

Category: China Brief, In a Fortnight, Home Page, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Taiwan, Belarus, Europe

Nuclear Policy Issues in the 2013 Edition of The Science of Military Strategy: Part 1 on Nuclear Policy, Strategy and Force Modernization

May 29, 2015

This article reviews the discussion of nuclear weapons policy, strategy and force modernization in the 2013 edition of the Science of Military Strategy (SMS), published by the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Academy of Military...

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White Paper Expounds Civil-Military Relations in Xi Era

June 19, 2015 04:52 PM

As the world observed the 26th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, the focus has remained on how this cataclysmic event has rolled back reforms and exacerbated the trend of major clans in...


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Special Issue on 2015 Defense White Paper on Military Strategy

June 19, 2015 05:12 PM

As Editors, we have the distinct pleasure of introducing a special issue of China Brief, focused on the Chinese government’s 2015 Defense White Paper (DWP) and its theme of military strategy. This...


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