This book, which includes an introduction and 12 presentations from a conference of the U.S. Army War College, the Triangle Institute for Security Studies, and Duke University's Program in Asian Security Studies, comprises some of the major findings of participants and attendees. Sections of the book address China as a rising power, China as a security threat, the other Asian powers in relation to China, the flashpoints in East and South Asia, and Sino-American relations. The Strategic Studies Institute is pleased to publish this volume as a contribution to the debate on China's increasing role on the world scene.
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1. Introduction * 2. China and America in the New World Polity * 3. Hegemonic Prophesy and Modern Asia: Lessons for Dealing with the Rise of China * 4. Rising China: A Threat to Its Neighbors? * 5. Assessing India's Response to the Rise of China: Fears and Misgivings * 6. Chinese Perceptions of India: Brief Comments * 7. Historical Ironies, Dividing Ideologies and Accidental "Alliance" - Russian-Chinese Relations into the 21st Century * 8. Changing Japanese Views of China: A New Generation Moves Toward Realism and Nationalism * 9. The U.S. Security Commitment to Taiwan Should Remain Ambiguous * 10. North Korea on the Brink: Breakdown or Breakthrough? * 11. The Rise of China: Implications for Security Flashpoints and Resource Politics in the South China Sea * 12. The Gestalt of Sino-Indian Relationship
In addition, this unique collection of American military documents provides a special view of recent Chinese military and policy developments. Contents: China Shaping the Operational Environment - A Disciple on the Path of Deception and Influence * The "People" in the PLA: Recruitment, Training, and Education in China's 80-Year-Old Military * China's Maritime Quest * The PLA At Home and Abroad: Assessing The Operational Capabilities of China's Military * Arms Sales To Taiwan: Enjoy The Business While It Lasts * China's Role In The Stabilization Of Afghanistan * The Coming of Chinese Hawks * Turkey and China: Unlikely Strategic Partners. This ebook also includes the annual U.S. intelligence community worldwide threat assessment in Congressional testimony by Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Jr.