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Default Air Force Logo U.S. Intelligence Sees China's Military Expanding Bases Globally
China’s first overseas military base in the small African country of Djibouti is “probably the first of many” the country intends to build around the world, which could bring its interests into conflict with the U.S., according to American intelligence officials.  “China has the fastest-modernizing military in the world next to the United States,”
0 11/07
2017
Default Air Force Logo Conflict with China Revisited Prospects, Consequences, and Strategies for Deterrence
Although armed conflict between the United States and China is not likely, the possibility is real enough to require prudent policies and effective deterrent measures. In the past six years, the range and capabilities of Chinese air and sea defenses have continued to grow, making U.S. forward basing more vulnerable and the direct defense of U.S.
0 11/07
2017
Default Air Force Logo Hypersonic Missile Nonproliferation
Hypersonic missiles — specifically hypersonic glide vehicles and hypersonic cruise missiles — are a new class of threat because they are capable both of maneuvering and of flying faster than 5,000 kilometers per hour. These features enable such missiles to penetrate most missile defenses and to further compress the timelines for a response by a
0 11/07
2017
Default Air Force Logo China’s Strategic Thinking on Building Power in Cyberspace
China’s Strategic Thinking on Building Power in Cyberspace: A Top Party Journal’s Timely Explanation Translated - New America:The article, which a team of analysts has translated in full below, outlines the major elements of General Secretary Xi Jinping’s strategic thinking on one of Chinese cyberspace policy’s watchwords: 网络强国 (wǎngluò qiángguó).
0 11/07
2017
Default Air Force Logo China Leadership Monitor #54
The Hoover Institution announces that issue no. 54 of the China Leadership Monitor is available online. 
0 11/07
2017
Default Air Force Logo Chinese Military Diplomacy, 2003–2016: Trends and Implications
NDU’s Center for the Study of Chinese Military Affairs is pleased to announce the publication of China Strategic Perspectives 11: Chinese Military Diplomacy, 2003–2016: Trends and Implications by Kenneth Allen, Phillip C. Saunders, and John Chen. This monograph, originally presented at the CAPS-RAND-NDU PLA conference, examines the objectives,
0 11/07
2017
Default Air Force Logo China’s military ordered to pledge total loyalty to Xi
BLUF: if the report is correct that the PLA has been ordered to pledge loyalty to XI himself, rather than in his role as CMC Chairman, this would be very significant.China’s military ordered to pledge total loyalty to XiAgence France-Presse, Nov. 6 | Not Attributed BEIJING -- China's military has been ordered to pledge absolute loyalty to President
0 11/07
2017
Default Air Force Logo China is investing very heavily in exploiting quantum entanglement.
This article discusses China using quantum entanglement to link a satellite to a ground station.
0 10/30
2017
Default Air Force Logo Chinese air force signs commercial agreement with logistics companies
http://eng.mod.gov.cn/news/2017-10/26/content_4795863.htmBEIJING, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) -- The People's Liberation Army (PLA) air force will cooperate with five Chinese non-military companies to upgrade civil-military logistics integration, according to an agreement between the companies and the PLA air force logistics department.The five companies are
0 10/27
2017
Default Air Force Logo The Chinese Communists' New Politburo Standing Committee
Crowned for a second term as Communist Party general secretary, and with his "Thought" and signature policies enshrined in the party constitution, Xi Jinping on October 25 introduced the other six members of the Politburo Standing Committee, who, with Xi, will lead China over the next five years. The new Standing Committee looks more like Xi's
0 10/26
2017
Default Air Force Logo Exponential industrialization of space
Strategic Clarity:  Exponential industrialization of space is more important than combat lasers and hypersonic fightersThis author takes the same position as the Air University Space Horizons faculty:https://www.nextbigfuture.com/2017/10/exponential-industrialization-of-space-is-more-important-than-combat-lasers-and-hypersonic-fighters.html
0 10/26
2017
Default Air Force Logo China & Grand Strategy
China still lacks a grand strategyThe Chinese Communist Party Congress in October will indicate whether China has departed from its ‘peaceful rise’ in favour of an ambitious grand strategy.China’s one-party government is often noted for its ability to take a long-term strategic outlook, in contrast with Western democracies whose planning is
0 10/26
2017
Default Air Force Logo Environment, Security, Power: What China’s Changing Vocabulary Reveals About Its Future
Looks at how use of terms has varied in work report speeches from 1997-2017.  Great power, security, and environment are up (“party” is up too, though this article doesn’t say so); “markets” are down.https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/10/19/world/asia/china-xi-jinping-language.html 
0 10/26
2017
Default Air Force Logo China’s Military Strategy White Papers
2015 China's Military Strategy  The State Council Information Office of the People’s Republic of China This copy has both the Mandarin and the English together, broken by paragraphs. 2015 White Paper-Eng and Ch.pdf
0 10/25
2017
Default Air Force Logo CASI Conference 2018
CASI intends to hold its 2018 conference in Mid-May, likely Friday the 18th, 2018, in the D.C. area, likely at National Defense University.We are still working on the details, speakers, and logistics, so please check back often for details.  We will publish them here as they become available.Likely topics include:   Increased Chinese Air
0 10/25
2017
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