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Why Aircraft Carriers Still Matter (To China)

Peter Navarro | Posted 02.10.2016 | Politics
Peter Navarro

There is no question China's only aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, poses no direct danger to the United States. It is a relatively small carrier with little in the way of advanced electronics or weaponry; and, because of its short flight deck, it is launching under-equipped planes.

China's Aircraft Carrier: Why It Matters

David Millar | Posted 10.08.2011 | World
David Millar

In the midst of last month's debt ceiling insanity, the Chinese Ministry of Defense quietly acknowledged what must be one of the world's worst-kept secrets: China is building an aircraft carrier.

China's Aircraft Carrier Ploy Pays Off

The Diplomat | Posted 10.04.2011 | World

For decades now, aircraft carriers have been the dominant symbols of military power and technological strength. Nations who develop them have the abil...

China Reveals Details Of First Aircraft Carrier

Posted 08.08.2011 | World

A top Chinese military official has confirmed that Beijing is building its first aircraft carrier, described as a "symbol of a great nation" which cou...