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Baltic Defense & Security After Ukraine: New Challenges, New Threats

April 30, 2015 09:00 AM

To commemorate 25 years of Baltic independence, The Jamestown Foundation is proud to announce that, on April 30, it will organize a conference entitled, “Baltic Defense & Security After Ukraine:...


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China’s Evolving Perspectives on Network Warfare: Lessons from the Science of Military Strategy

April 16, 2015 03:18 PM

When tracking the development of China’s military capabilities, Western People’s Liberation Army (PLA) watchers encounter frequent challenges in determining which data sources they should draw upon for their analysis. Purely quantitative measurements of the PLA’s nominal force strength, though often valuable, may not provide insights into challenges the PLA faces in the real-world execution of its missions, while writings on Chinese military strategy by any given PLA author may not reflect the...


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Rolling Out the New Silk Road: Railroads Undergird Beijing’s Strategy

April 16, 2015

The much-heralded arrival of the Yixinou train in Madrid last December, after traveling 8,000 miles from Yiwu, China, encapsulated the rapid expansion of China’s railway network across Eurasia and the key role that railroads are...

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

China’s Maodun: A Free Internet Caged by the Chinese Communist Party

April 16, 2015

China pursues a strategy of aggressive cyberspace management and is in the midst of fostering a military cyber force to further the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) primary interest: to stay in power. Secondary considerations that...

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

Chinese Views on the Information “Center of Gravity”: Space, Cyber and Electronic Warfare

April 16, 2015

This paper seeks to examine the intersection of Chinese thought on cyber, space and electronic warfare, particularly in the context of command, control, computers, communication, intelligence, reconnaissance and surveillance...

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

Chinese Military Think Tanks: “Chinese Characteristics” and the “Revolving Door”

April 16, 2015

Following Chinese President Xi Jinping’s recent call on October 27, 2014 to build think tanks with “Chinese characteristics,” growing attention has focused on the impact his remarks have had on think tanks in China dealing with...

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

PLA Navy Used for First Time in Naval Evacuation from Yemen Conflict

April 3, 2015

On March 29, the Linyi, a People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) missile frigate, evacuated the first 122 Chinese citizens and two foreign experts from Aden, Yemen to Djibouti as the situation in Yemen deteriorated—marking the...

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The Generals’ Growing Clout in Diplomacy

April 3, 2015

A recent foreign policy debate in the Chinese media has thrown into sharp relief the extent of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) generals’ influence on the country’s diplomacy. Wang Zhanyang, a liberal academic at the Central...

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

What’s in a Story?: Chinese Narratives on Territorial Conflict in the Pacific

April 3, 2015

Last week, China finished hosting the 2015 Boao Forum and also participated with Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) members in the 13th round of talks on the Implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Elite, Foreign Policy, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Taiwan, South China Sea, East China Sea, Japan

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The Generals’ Growing Clout in Diplomacy

April 3, 2015 03:55 PM

A recent foreign policy debate in the Chinese media has thrown into sharp relief the extent of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) generals’ influence on the country’s diplomacy. Wang Zhanyang, a...


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Rolling Out the New Silk Road: Railroads Undergird Beijing’s Strategy

April 16, 2015 03:19 PM

The much-heralded arrival of the Yixinou train in Madrid last December, after traveling 8,000 miles from Yiwu, China, encapsulated the rapid expansion of China’s railway network across Eurasia and...


Cat: China Brief, In a Fortnight, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Transit, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Turkey, Southeast Asia
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