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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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China’s Blueprint for Sea Power

July 6, 2016 01:22 PM

Powered by the world’s second largest economy and defense budget, China has implemented a consistent, incremental strategy of upholding its outstanding territorial and maritime claims in the Near Seas (Yellow, East, and South China Seas), while more gradually developing an outer layer of less-intensive capabilities to further its interests and influence farther afield. In March, China further enshrined its turn toward maritime power in the 13th Five-Year Plan.

Although China is often...


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China's Great Fishnet

July 6, 2016

With the announcement that the Permanent Court of Arbitration will rule on July 12 on its case between the Philippine and Chinese governments regarding China’s territorial claims in the South China Seas, tensions in the area are...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, China, South China Sea

A Force for Cyber Anarchy or Cyber Order? —PLA Perspectives on ‘Cyber Rules’

July 6, 2016

In early June, the Eighth Round of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) “welcomed” apparent progress on cyber security, an issue that has been among the most contentious aspects of this bilateral relationship...

Category: China Brief, Cyber, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, China

Africa: China’s Laboratory for Third World Security Cooperation

July 6, 2016

China’s interests and exposure in Africa have grown exponentially over the past two decades. China became Africa’s largest trading partner in 2009 and continues to hold the lead by a wide margin. China is the largest bilateral...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Africa, West Africa

Growing PLA Transparency as a Means of Employing Soft Power, Part 1: PLA Internal Signaling Since the 18th Party Congress

July 6, 2016

As China emerges during the 21st Century as a strong regional power with a growing global footprint, the role of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) as a means of employing “military soft power” (军事软实力) has garnered close scrutiny...

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

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

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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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