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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 on May 12th. The conference will feature a number of the best China...


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Chinese Hypersonic Weapons Development

April 21, 2016 05:30 PM

China’s military is reorganizing itself to be a more modern, effective force. On January 1, 2016, the Second Artillery Force (第二炮兵部队) (responsible for China’s nuclear and conventional ballistic missile arsenals) was reorganized into the People’s Liberation Army Rocket Force (PLARF; 火箭部队), elevating it to a service (军种) fully on-par with the Navy, Army and Air Force (Sina, January 1). As China streamlines its military and works to improve the quality of its personnel, several cutting edge...


Cat: China Brief, Featured, Military/Security, China, China and the Asia-Pacific, East China Sea, South China Sea
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Senior Fellow Willy Lam Interviewed by AFP

April 29, 2016

Senior Fellow Willy Lam has been interviewed by Agence France-Presse (AFP) regarding the Communist Party Youth League (CYL) faction, widely regarded as the power base of China's Premier Li Keqiang, who held high positions in the...

Category: China Brief, Media Appearance

Taiwanese Navy Plans to Enhance Fleet Air Defense

April 21, 2016

Despite the pivotal position Taiwan plays in the military planning of the People’s Republic of China and the United States, defense issues played a mostly negligible role in Taiwan’s January 16 presidential and legislative...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Military/Security, China, Taiwan, East China Sea

The PLA’s Forthcoming Fifth-Generation Operational Regulations—The Latest “Revolution in Doctrinal Affairs”?

April 21, 2016

Based on reports in official media, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) appears to be preparing for the official release of its fifth-generation of operational regulations (第五代作战条令). The PLA’s operational regulations, which are...

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

Pushback against Xi Jinping’s One-Upmanship Strengthens

April 21, 2016

“Every bush and tree is an enemy” is a Chinese proverb that describes how the timid Emperor Fu Jian of the Eastern Jin Dynasty (317–420 AD) was once so overawed by the superior troops of his opponent that he mistook nearby rows...

Category: China Brief, Willy’s Corner, Domestic/Social, Home Page, China

Chinese Signaling in the South China Sea

April 21, 2016

The recent landing of a Y-8X maritime surveillance aircraft on Fiery Cross Reef (永暑礁) in the South China Sea in response to an emergency is further evidence that China has made its presence in this contentious region routine...

Category: China Brief, In a Fortnight, Home Page, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, China

Building a Strong Informatized Strategic Missile Force: An Overview of the Second Artillery Force with a Focus on Training in 2014

April 8, 2016

This report analyzes the training and personnel recruitment of the People’s Liberation Army Second Artillery Force (PLASAF), China’s main strategic deterrent force. While there has been a considerable amount of research on Second...

Category: China Brief, Report

PLA Air Force, Naval Aviation, and Army Aviation Aviator Recruitment, Education, and Training

April 8, 2016

This report provides an overview of the People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) aviation branch’s aviator recruitment, education, and training. Although the focus of the report is on the PLAAF, it also briefly addresses PLA...

Category: China Brief, Report

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Willy's Corner

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Pushback against Xi Jinping’s One-Upmanship Strengthens

April 21, 2016 05:22 PM

“Every bush and tree is an enemy” is a Chinese proverb that describes how the timid Emperor Fu Jian of the Eastern Jin Dynasty (317–420 AD) was once so overawed by the superior troops of his opponent...


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In a Fortnight

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Chinese Signaling in the South China Sea

April 21, 2016 11:24 AM

The recent landing of a Y-8X maritime surveillance aircraft on Fiery Cross Reef (永暑礁) in the South China Sea in response to an emergency is further evidence that China has made its presence in this...


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