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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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The Future of Cyber Conflict: Beijing Rewrites Internet Sovereignty Along Territorial Lines

September 4, 2015

Over the past 12 months, China and a number of similarly-minded countries have taken firm steps to challenge the internet status quo. The January redrafting of a Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)–sponsored United Nations...

Category: China Brief, Cyber, China

Rural China’s Public Security Vacuum

September 4, 2015

The month of August began for Chinese netizens with terrible news. Two siblings, aged 15 and 12, were murdered in a gruesome double homicide (QQ News Online, August 8). The story of the children’s murder struck a chord with the...

Category: China Brief, Military/Security, China

PLA Special Operations: Combat Missions and Operations Abroad

September 3, 2015

This is the second PLA special operations article. The first article appeared in the previous edition of China Brief and addressed special operations forces, command and planning, training and future direction.

Special...

Category: China Brief, Military/Security, China, South China Sea, East China Sea

Chinese Military Parade Emphasizes Peace, Displays Military Might While Cutting Troop Numbers

September 3, 2015

On September 3, China held a military parade commemorating the end of World War II (WWII). A departure from previous parades, which only took place on China’s October 1 National Day, this parade had a significant international...

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

President Xi Suspects Political Conspiracy Behind Tianjin Blasts

September 3, 2015

Almost immediately after the devastating explosions near Tianjin Port at 11 pm, August 12, President Xi Jinping convened his closest aides to check whether there was any political motivation behind one of the most atrocious...

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

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

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President Xi Suspects Political Conspiracy Behind Tianjin Blasts

September 3, 2015 04:25 PM

Almost immediately after the devastating explosions near Tianjin Port at 11 pm, August 12, President Xi Jinping convened his closest aides to check whether there was any political motivation behind...


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Chinese Military Parade Emphasizes Peace, Displays Military Might While Cutting Troop Numbers

September 3, 2015 05:01 PM

On September 3, China held a military parade commemorating the end of World War II (WWII). A departure from previous parades, which only took place on China’s October 1 National Day, this parade had...


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