May 03 , 2019
Deepening Chinese activities in the Arctic region could pave the way for a strengthened military presence, including the deployment of submarines to act as deterrents against nuclear attack, the Pentagon said in a report released on Thursday.
Apr 23 , 2019
The Chinese people love peace and countries should not threaten each other with the use of force, President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday as he kicked off a large-scale naval parade marking 70 years since the founding of China’s navy.
Ma Shikun Senior Journalist, the People’s Daily
Mar 22 , 2019
Whenever the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and National People’s Congress (NPC) hold their annual sessions in March, the subject of Chinese military spending features prominently in US media as evidence of the growing “China threat.” This year is no exception.
Ted Galen Carpenter Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
Sep 27 , 2018
In sanctioning a singular department of the Chinese military to place pressure on Russia, the U.S. has made a diplomatic error that threatens two of its critical bilateral relationships.
Sep 26 , 2018
Tensions between the two countries flared on military as well as economic fronts.
Zhou Bo Honorary Fellow, PLA Academy of Military Science
Jul 04 , 2018
Despite Mattis’ harsh criticism of China at the Shangri-La Dialogue, he was careful enough to strike a balance. He said that the U.S. would continue to pursue a constructive results-oriented relationship with China and to cooperate wherever possible. He even recognized the “Indo-Pacific” order which, widely taken as a thinly-veiled strategy against China, has a role for China.
James H. Nolt Adjunct Professor at New York University
Mar 21 , 2018
Recently China announced an 8.1% rise in military spending for its 2018 budget. This is the largest increase in several years, but it represents continuity rather than signaling any ominous portent.
Li Ruogu Vice President,China Foundation for Peace and Development
Mar 16 , 2018
Fears of a “China threat” are unfounded.
Jan 26 , 2018
China consults with the U.S. over again participating in the multinational military exercises this summer.
Jan 22 , 2018
China’s top newspaper, decrying Washington as a trouble-maker, said on Monday U.S. moves in the South China Sea like last week’s freedom of navigation operation will only cause China to strengthen its deployments in the disputed waterway.