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China's Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile -- This is How Wars Start

Peter Navarro | Posted 11.19.2015 | Politics
Peter Navarro

Can China really hit an American aircraft carrier zigzagging at 30 knots with a missile launched from a thousand miles away? This episode in the Crouching Tiger Project series examines the implications of China's anti-ship ballistic missile for the 2016 Presidential election debate.

Debate Moderators Should Do a Better Job of Asking About China

Peter Navarro | Posted 11.19.2015 | Politics
Peter Navarro

It is precisely because it is so difficult to know the candidates' views -- and perhaps so easy to misconstrue them given their past records -- that it is essential that the moderators in the upcoming debates do a much better job of asking pointed questions about a rising China with a rapidly expanding military.

Inside the China-U.S. Competition for Strategic Partners

Yan Xuetong | Posted 11.02.2015 | World
Yan Xuetong

America is still the world's only superpower, but China is gradually catching up. China's economy has become the second largest in the world, and the leadership is speaking with a louder voice in international affairs. And while historically China has eschewed building formal alliances with other countries, even that policy is slowly shifting: Beijing is courting new partners, including allies of Washington like President Park and others.

Week to Week News Quiz for 9/4/15

John Zipperer | Posted 09.04.2015 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Here's a Labor Day Week to Week news quiz for you to see how much you know about what's happening near and afar. Here are some random but real hints:...

Check Out The Perfect Symmetry At China's World War II Parade

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 09.03.2015 | World

Here's a sight for sore eyes.  China held a military parade in Beijing's Tiananmen Square on Thursday, commemorating the 70th anniversary of...

China's Military Parade Is an Act of Transparency

Ma Jun | Posted 09.03.2015 | World
Ma Jun

BEIJING -- China's enhanced transparency lends an excuse for some to sensationalize the "China Threat." In fact, China has reiterated that it's an internationally accepted practice to showcase advanced weapons and equipment in a parade. It is a reflection of the level of military modernization which signals a positive energy that China will maintain world peace together with others and it is not directed against any other country.

WATCH: China's Alarming New Military Recruitment Video

J. Michael Cole | Posted 08.17.2015 | World
J. Michael Cole

Bombast and appeals to nationalism make all the sense in the world as part of a campaign to recruit young people. However, the undeniably martial tone of the video, combined with references to blood and genes, will hardly contribute to China's efforts to dispel rising apprehensions about its future intentions.

LISTEN: What's Motivating China's Military Push in Africa?

Eric Olander | Posted 07.02.2015 | World
Eric Olander

China is steadily expanding its military footprint in Africa, highlighted by the recent deployment of 700 combat-ready troops to join a multinational peacekeeping operation in South Sudan. In all, the People's Liberation Army and Navy now have an estimated 2,700 soldiers, sailors, engineers and medical staff stationed across the continent.

Report: China Is Building Airstrip On Reclaimed Island

AP | Posted 04.17.2015 | World

BEIJING (AP) — China is building an airstrip on an artificially created island in a disputed section of the South China Sea, according to independen...

The Changing Face of China's Military: Changes in PLA Military Diplomacy Under Xi Jinping

China Hands | Posted 06.12.2015 | Politics
China Hands

The PLA's increasing willingness to participate in joint exercises with other nations allows the PLA to showcase the new capabilities that have resulted from its modernization and helps the PLA maintain its security interests in the region and around the world.

China Kicks Military Spending Into Overdrive

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 05.04.2015 | World

BEIJING (AP) — China said Thursday it will boost defense spending by 10.1 percent, a smaller rise than last year but in line with large annual incre...

China Unveils Sophisticated New Stealth Fighter Jet

Reuters | Posted 11.11.2014 | World

By Fang Yan and Megha Rajagopalan ZHUHAI/BEIJING, Nov 11 (Reuters) - China unveiled a sophisticated new stealth fighter jet at an air show on Tuesd...

Chuck Hagel: U.S. Needs To Maintain Military Superiority

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 09.03.2014 | Politics

NEWPORT, Rhode Island (AP) — The U.S. military's technological superiority is being challenged by other nations, including China and Russia, and in ...

Chinese Man Accused Of Hacking Boeing For Military Secrets

AP | By JULIE WATSON | Posted 09.10.2014 | Technology

SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. authorities have charged a Chinese businessman with hacking into the computer systems of U.S. companies with large defense con...

China Launches Massive Crackdown On Dissent For Tiananmen Anniversary

Reuters | Posted 08.03.2014 | World

* Elderly mother of Tiananmen victim closely monitored * Security high for 25th anniversary of bloody crackdown * Chines...

China's Military Is On A Spending Spree While U.S. Holds Back

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 04.24.2014 | World

QINGDAO, China (AP) — China's navy commissioned 17 new warships last year, the most of any nation. In a little more than a decade, it's expected to ...

Happy New Year, Mr. President

Allan Topol | Posted 03.05.2014 | World
Allan Topol

No American president has ever begun a year with as many different foreign policy crises as Obama now faces. It would be understandable if he took one look at this list and remained in Hawaii playing golf.

In Defense of Shinto Abe

Peter Navarro | Posted 03.04.2014 | Business
Peter Navarro

If China wants a remilitarized, nuclear-capable, and reinvigorated samurai Japan on its flanks, it should keep doing exactly what it is doing.

Obama's Max Baucus Debacle

Peter Navarro | Posted 02.19.2014 | Business
Peter Navarro

The appointment of Max Baucus to be the new Ambassador to China is a slap in the face to every working man and woman - and unemployed worker - in America.

War With China?

Allan Topol | Posted 02.09.2014 | Politics
Allan Topol

The United States and China are now playing a dangerous game which could lead to war. Beijing is asserting its new military might; and Washington is accepting the challenge.

From Sarajevo to the Senkakus: The Road to World War III?

Peter Navarro | Posted 02.07.2014 | World
Peter Navarro

Rationally, it makes little sense for it to risk its economic growth over a conflict in the East China Sea. However, China's bullying bid for the Senkaku Islands is part of a much broader strategy.

China Military Sends Fighter Jets Into Disputed Air Space

Reuters | Posted 01.28.2014 | World

(Adds details) By Ben Blanchard and Roberta Rampton BEIJING/WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) - China sent several fighter j...

Six Great Reasons to 'Don't Buy Made in China' This Holiday Season

Peter Navarro | Posted 01.27.2014 | Business
Peter Navarro

Giving products to your friends, family, and loved ones from a totalitarian country that steals our jobs and poisons its products for profit simply sends the wrong "'tis the season" message.

A Costly No Show

Allan Topol | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Allan Topol

History is change. Unless the United States does something radically different or unless the Chinese miracle of operating a booming economy in a repressive society implodes, the question is when China will surpass us economically. Not whether.

Chinese Military Ships Arrive In Hawaii For Joint Exercises

AP | AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii — Three Chinese ships carrying hundreds of sailors arrived in Hawaii on Friday to join a search-and-rescue exercise with th...