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Ukraine’s Security Challenges in the East and Military Reform

July 15, 2015 02:00 PM

 

On July 27, 2015, The Jamestown Foundation hosted former Ukrainian Deputy Minister of Defense, Admiral Ihor Kabanenko, and Vice President of Kyiv-based high-technology firm KM Core, Bohdan Kupych....


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Six Years at Sea... And Counting: Gulf of Aden Anti-Piracy and China's Maritime Commons Presence

July 20, 2015 11:36 AM

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Well over six years of Chinese anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden have directly supported People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) modernization goals and provided invaluable experience operating in distant waters. Lessons learned have spawned PLAN innovations in doctrine, operations, and international coordination. Many of the insights gleaned during deployments are applicable to security objectives closer to home; some officers enjoy promotion...


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China Stokes Anti-Japanese Sentiment After Abe Speech, Ahead of September Parade

August 18, 2015

This past week marked the 70th anniversary of Japan’s surrender and the end of World War II. On August 14, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gave a speech commemorating the end of the war and expressing regret and repentance for...

Category: China Brief, In a Fortnight, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Japan

President Xi Lays Down His Own “Political Rules”

August 18, 2015

In the run-up to the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) Fifth Central Committee Plenum scheduled for October, President Xi Jinping has adopted a number of tactics to consolidate his power. Xi, who is also CCP General Secretary and...

Category: China Brief, Willy’s Corner, China, Elite

PLA Special Operations: Forces, Command, Training and Future Direction

August 18, 2015

This is the first of two articles on PLA Special Operations Forces (SOF). The second article will explore SOF combat missions and potential for missions abroad.

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) considers special operations...

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

China’s Military Modernization: The Legacy of Admiral Wu Shengli

August 18, 2015

Earlier this month, Caixin reported on another round of Chinese military promotions, highlighting the youth and operational experience of the People’s Liberation Army’s (PLA) newly minted generals (Caixin, August 12). Moreover,...

Category: China Brief, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, South China Sea

Mongolia’s Place in China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’

August 18, 2015

Although the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has been active in promoting its ‘One Belt, One Road’ (OBOR) Eurasian and maritime initiative during the last two years, to the north in Mongolia there has been doubt as to how...

Category: China Brief, Northeast Asia, Mongolia, China

Exercises Highlight PLA Amphibious Capability

August 4, 2015

Immediately following the May release of its new maritime-focused National Defense White Paper, China is practicing “new type naval combat force” operations in the South China Sea (Xinhua, May 26; China Military Online, July 28)....

Category: In a Fortnight, China Brief, Military/Security, China, South China Sea

China-Ukraine Relations After Crimea

July 31, 2015

China is looking to Ukraine to be a “Gateway to Europe,” for its One Belt One Road (OBOR) project. For its part, Ukraine has signed agreements with the Development Bank of China and is increasing the share of Chinese investment...

Category: China Brief, Foreign Policy, Economics, Ukraine

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President Xi Lays Down His Own “Political Rules”

August 18, 2015 01:41 PM

In the run-up to the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) Fifth Central Committee Plenum scheduled for October, President Xi Jinping has adopted a number of tactics to consolidate his power. Xi, who is...


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China Stokes Anti-Japanese Sentiment After Abe Speech, Ahead of September Parade

August 18, 2015 04:25 PM

This past week marked the 70th anniversary of Japan’s surrender and the end of World War II. On August 14, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gave a speech commemorating the end of the war and...


Cat: China Brief, In a Fortnight, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Japan
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