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June 4, 2015 04:08 PM

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

12:00 P.M.–2:00 P.M.

 

The Jamestown Foundation

Seventh Floor Board Room

1111 Sixteenth Street, N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20036

 

Please note that filming of the event will...


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Featured Article

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China’s New Military Strategy: “Winning Informationized Local Wars”

June 23, 2015 05:27 PM

In November 2013, the report of the Third Plenum of the 18th Party Congress hinted that China might adjust its national military strategy. The Plenum’s Decision outlined the need to “strengthen military strategic guidance, and enrich and improve the military strategic guideline for the new period.” [1] In May 2015, the new Defense White Paper, China’s Military Strategy (中国的军事战略), reveals that China has now officially adjusted its military strategy. [2] This follows previous practice, such as...


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Latest Articles

The Chinese Public Debates North Korea Policy

July 2, 2015

In April, the killing of three Chinese citizens in April along the North Korean border–possibly at the hands of North Korean soldiers–was confirmed by China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). This has once again added fuel to...

Category: China Brief, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, China, Northeast Asia

China’s Counter-Terrorism Vanguard: Public Security Border Control Troops’ Organization, Strategy, Training and Intelligence Capability

July 2, 2015

The past two years have been a period of frustration and setbacks for China’s counter-terrorism agencies. In spite of the state’s efforts to clamp down on terrorism, the number of terrorist attacks actually experienced an upsurge...

Category: China Brief, Terrorism, Military/Security, China, Xinjiang

Nuclear Policy Issues in the 2013 Edition of The Science of Military Strategy: Part 2 on PLA Second Artillery Force (PLASAF) Strategy and Capabilities

July 2, 2015

As highlighted in Beijing’s May 2015 defense white paper, China is modernizing its strategic missile force as part of its focus on strengthening the PLA’s preparation for “winning informationized local wars, highlighting maritime...

Category: China Brief, Military/Security, China

Dual-Use Ships and Facilities Send Mixed Message in South China Sea

July 2, 2015

In mid-June, Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Lu Kang announced that Chinese land reclamation efforts would soon end, hopefully marking the end of tensions caused by China’s rapid expansion of a number of land...

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

Special Issue on 2015 Defense White Paper on Military Strategy

June 19, 2015

As Editors, we have the distinct pleasure of introducing a special issue of China Brief, focused on the Chinese government’s 2015 Defense White Paper (DWP) and its theme of military strategy. This year’s report, the latest...

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

The “Holistic Security Concept”: The Securitization of Policy and Increasing Risk of Militarized Crisis

June 19, 2015

Reflecting critical developments under the Xi administration, the recent “Military Strategy” white paper signals a turn toward a potentially more coercive phase of China’s rise (State Council, May 26). Driven by the determination...

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

Network Warfare in China’s 2015 Defense White Paper

June 19, 2015

The recent release of China’s biannual defense white paper (DWP) has sparked a flurry of commentary by Western People’s Liberation Army (PLA) analysts. One common theme in many of these analyses is that China is placing an...

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

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Willy's Corner

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White Paper Expounds Civil-Military Relations in Xi Era

June 19, 2015 04:52 PM

As the world observed the 26th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, the focus has remained on how this cataclysmic event has rolled back reforms and exacerbated the trend of major clans in...


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In a Fortnight

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Dual-Use Ships and Facilities Send Mixed Message in South China Sea

July 2, 2015 05:09 PM

In mid-June, Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Lu Kang announced that Chinese land reclamation efforts would soon end, hopefully marking the end of tensions caused by China’s rapid...


Cat: China Brief, In a Fortnight, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, China, South China Sea
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