Richard Weitz Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute
Jul 15 , 2015
The latest U.S. National Military Strategy has provoked a strong but misguided reaction in Beijing. U.S. policy makers are not forecasting an inevitable a war with China and identify areas where the two countries’ national security interests overlap sufficiently for bilateral collaboration.
Mar 20 , 2015
The last three decades have been relatively easy for China’s defense planners. But its economy is stagnating and its security environment is deteriorating. The
Chen Shilei Writer at Xinhua News Agency
Jun 07 , 2014
The Chinese military is growing stronger, as the latest Pentagon report duly notes — but only to safeguard peace and stability. Lamentably, the Pentagon fai
Wu Chengyi Associate Professor, Luoyang Foreign Languages University
Mar 24 , 2014
China’s defense budget growth has been a way to realize its military modernization and overall national rejuvenation. China does not intend to threaten any other country in the world, writes Wu Chengyi.
Zhou Bo Honorary Fellow, PLA Academy of Military Science
Mar 11 , 2014
After a 12.2% increase in China’s defense budget was announced last week, Zhou Bo analyzes the future role of the People’s Liberation Army and discusses how China can contribute to world peace and international stability.
Doug Bandow Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
Jun 07 , 2013
The "Annual Report to Congress: Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China 2013" by the Defense Department outlines the great lengths China has taken to modernize its military. While the report outlines impressive undertakings by China, Doug Bandow reiterates that a rising China should not worry the US.
Zhao Weibin Researcher, PLA Academy of Military Science
Jun 03 , 2013
Revelations made in the US Defense Department’s latest report have ruffled feathers among China’s PLA. Zhao Weibin urges readers not to believe everything within it or risk damaging military-to-military relations.
Xiao Tiefeng Research Fellow at the Academy of Military Science
May 23 , 2013
China’s growing defense budget seems to be a perpetual topic for speculation, interpretation, and allegations. Based on analysis from Xiao Tiefeng, China’s defense budget is neither growing excessively fast, nor is it extraordinarily large, nor is it a threatening factor to international peace.
Ted Galen Carpenter Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
May 06 , 2013
Officials in the George W. Bush as well as Barack Obama administrations have argued that China's military budget is excessive for the country's legitimate defense needs. But US military spending is much higher than that of China or any other country.
Kevin Baron Reportor in The E-Ring for Foreign Policy
Apr 12 , 2013
While China’s defense spending constantly comes under scrutiny, Kevin Baron analyzes the modernization of the People’s Liberation Army and breaks down where China’s military spending is going.