CNN 5 March 2019 by BEN WESTCOTT The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has grown and modernized rapidly since China reopened to the world in the 1980s, but under Xi that pace has accelerated with a focus on fighting and winning future wars. Xi has also embarked on a massive internal reorganization of the PLA, streamlining the organization...

NEWS.COM.AU 24 February 2019 by JAMIE SEIDEL Beijing’s not just keen to annex the South China Sea and Taiwan — it has its eyes set on whole other island...

THE WASHINGTON POST 15 January 2019 by MISSY RYAN and PAUL SONNE The Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning takes part in military drilsl in the western Pacific...

NATIONAL POST 10 January 2019 by DAVID J. BERCUSON Beijing’s long-term goal is not to achieve some sort of parity as a superpower, but to dominate as much of the globe as possible A photo taken early on Dec. 8, 2018, shows a Long March 3B rocket transporting the moon-bound Chang’e-4 lunar rover, lifting off from the Xichang launch centre in China’s southwestern...

TASK & PURPOSE 10 January 2019 by JARED KELLER Photo Illustration: Brad Howard / Photo: DoD The Chinese military has sent a clear message for the...

BLOOMBERG 10 January 2019 by SHERIDAN PRASSO   Ads for China’s telecommunications and tech-infrastructure companies appear prominently in developing...

JAPAN FORWARD 13 December 2018 by YOSHINARI KUROSE A2AD, Asian and Pacific Security, China’s expansionism, China’s navy, debt diplomacy, east china...

STANDARD DIGITAL 13 September 2018 by  Dan Weku The curious development about Kenya’s dalliance with China is the negative public sentiment, especially the apprehensive view that the Chinese are a threat to the economy. But as the tide turned against their seeming dominance and debt diplomacy, African leaders were in Beijing seeking more loans from China. The story...

ASIA TIMES 10 September 2018 For nearly 10 years, Beijing has been tightening its grip on strategic zones within its sphere of influence, notably in the South China Sea. Now, according to the Pentagon’s 2018 annual report on China’s military power, that buildup is coming of age: the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has ramped up not only its land army but also its...

THE ECONOMIC TIMES 31 August 2018 Global ambitions In pursuit of its global ambitions and emerge as the next super power China is creating military bases...