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Op-Ed: Two Seaport Operators Support China's Naval Expansion

The Chinese Communist Party’s first leader, Mao Zedong, once said that ‘political power grows out of the barrel of a g...

Why China's New "Coast Guard Law" Raises Risk in the S. China Sea

[By Michael Shoebridge] Xi Jinping’s control over the China Coast Guard, together with a new law that authorize...

Evaluating the PLA Navy's Options to Pressure Taiwan and Test Biden

[By Charlie Lyons Jones, Elena Yi-Ching Ho and Malcolm Davis] As tensions rise over China’s recent aggress...

Op-Ed: The U.S. Navy Can't Outbuild China

[By Marcus Hellyer] The most often quoted line of the ancient Chinese strategist Sun Tzu is that “supreme excel...

Is Soviet Naval Strategy a Template for China’s Maritime Ambitions?

[By James Goldrick] In 1976, Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Sergei Georgyevich Gorshkov published his exposition of S...

U.S. Considering Australian Light Amphibious Warship

[By Lt. Cmdr. Evan Karlik, USN] Australia has a history of importing key military platforms from the United States - examples i...

Despite COVID, Chinese Exporters Strengthen Position in World Trade

By The Strategist 01-15-2021 09:42:00

Posted in: Business

  [By David Uren] Analysts are expecting China’s economic output in the first three months of 2021 to be 15 perce...

U.S. Declassifies Secret Document on Indo-Pacific Defense Strategy

[By Rory Medcalf] The US government has just declassified one of its most sensitive national security documents—its 2018...

China Plans $200M "Fishery Industrial Park" 100 Miles From Australia

[By Jeffrey Wall] With Australia’s relationship with China under great pressure, a project that challenges its...

The Promise and Perils of China's Investments in Southeast Asia

For decades, the economic development of ASEAN member states was hindered by persistent shortages in high-quality infrastructure....

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