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Contents Preface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xi Richard J. Ellings Overview Uphill Challenges: China’s Military Modernization and Asian Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Ashley J. Tellis An overview of the dramatic shifts in the Asian balance of power as a result of China’s military modernization over the last two decades and an assessment of the U.S. response. Emerging Chinese Military Capabilities China’s Land Forces: New Priorities and Capabilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27 Roy Kamphausen An examination of the missions, force structure, and capabilities of the PLA ground forces that assesses their relative importance and future roles in China’s accomplishment of its security goals. China’s Modernization of Its Naval and Air Power Capabilities . . . . . . .61 Andrew S. Erickson An assessment of China’s modernization of its naval and air power capabilities that draws implications for U.S. interests in the Asia-Pacific. The Second Artillery Force and the Future of Long-Range Precision Strike. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .127 Mark A. Stokes An evaluation of China’s investment in long-range precision-strike capabilities and the impact on key areas of U.S. concern over the coming ten to fifteen years. Controlling the Information Domain: Space, Cyber, and Electronic Warfare . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .163 Kevin Pollpeter An exploration of the implications of China’s advances in space, cyber, and electronic warfare technologies. Regional Impact and Responses China’s Military Modernization: U.S. Allies and Partners in Northeast Asia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .197 Christopher W. Hughes An examination of the impact of China’s military modernization on the strategic and defense postures of Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan—the principal U.S. security partners in Northeast Asia. Southeast Asia and Australia: Case Studies in Responding to China’s Military Power . . . . . . . . . . . . . .241 Andrew Shearer An assessment of how Australia and several significant countries in Southeast Asia are responding to Chinese military modernization. China’s Military Modernization: Responses from India . . . . . . . . . . . . .277 Arun Sahgal An examination of the impact of Chinese military modernization on India’s military and strategic posture that outlines the country’s response to this growing security concern. U.S. Responses The U.S. Response to China’s Military Modernization. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .309 Dan Blumenthal An argument that the U.S. must protect its primacy in the AsiaPacific in order to advance its strategic goals in the face of China’s military modernization. Special Study China’s Vision of World Order . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .343 Thomas Fingar An analysis of three sets of factors that shape Chinese thinking and actions with respect to world order and an examination of the possible contours and implications of the order China may seek. Indicators Strategic Asia by the Numbers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .377 About the Contributors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .391 About Strategic Asia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .397 Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .401 [This page intentionally left blank.] ...

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ISBN
9781939131102
Related ISBN
9780981890432
MARC Record
OCLC
899266298
Pages
425
Launched on MUSE
2015-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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