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China Attempts to Leverage Its Private Sector to Increase Its Military Might

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is racing to develop command, control, communication, computerization, information, surveillance and recognition (C4ISR) capabilities.  China’s defense budget, currently $115 billion, has increased at a double-digit rate for the past 15 years.2  However, China is facing … Continue reading

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China: Quo Vadis?

China today is at a crossroads. There are many forces at play, both internally and externally. In both the economic and geopolitical realms, China is a country of dual  identities. Economically, China is in transition from a relationship-based system, exemplified by … Continue reading

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