Li Yan, Deputy Director of Institute of American Studies, CICIR
Sep 24, 2020
Once again the annual assessment is filled with unfounded suspicion and smears. Nevertheless, with relations at low ebb between China and the United States, relations between the two militaries will be the key to peace.
Zhao Weibin, Researcher, PLA Academy of Military Science
Jul 30, 2019
In refreshing its competition strategy against China, the U.S. has revealed changed tactics since the Cold War era, embracing an “integrated campaign” that makes use of cooperation, competition below armed conflict, and armed conflict.
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.