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TitleAssessing the threat : the Chinese military and Taiwan's security / edited by Michael D. Swaine, Andrew N.D. Yang, and Evan S. Medeiros ; with Oriana Skylar Mastro
Publish InfoWashington, DC : Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, c2007
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Sect. 1Introduction and Regional Context 
1Introduction / Michael D. Swaine, Oriana Skylar Mastro3
2China's Asia Policy: Strategy and Tactics / Alex Liebman25
Sect. 2People's Liberation Army (PLA) Doctrine and Capabilities 
3The PLA and Joint Operations: Moving from Theory Toward Practice / Dean Cheng55
4Evolving Chinese Concepts of War Control and Escalation Management / Lonnie D. Henley85
5PLA Power Projection: Current Realities and Emerging Trends / Roy D. Kamphausen, Justin Liang111
Sect. 3Threats, Deterrence, and Escalation Control in a Taiwan Contingency 
6Air Force Deterrence and Escalation Calculations for a Taiwan Strait Conflict: China, Taiwan, and the United States / Kenneth W. Allen153
7The Military Instrument of Statecraft at Sea: Naval Options in an Escalatory Scenario Involving Taiwan: 2007-2016 / Bernard D. Cole185
8The Nuclear Dimension: How Likely? How Stable? / Brad Roberts213
9PRC Information Operations: Myths, Trends, and New Opportunities / James Mulvenon243
10Taiwan's Defense Preparation Against the Chinese Military Threat / Andrew N. D. Yang265
11The Implications of Chinese Military Modernization for U.S. Force Posture in a Taiwan Conflict / Roger Cliff285
Sect. 4Conclusions 
12Future East Asian Security Architecture: Implications for the PLA / Alan D. Romberg311
13Assessing the Threat / Michael D. Swaine, Oriana Skylar Mastro337
 Carnegie Endowment for International Peace415
Descript'nxvi, 413 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Bibliog.Includes bibliographical references (p. 367-385) and index
ContentsIntroduction / Michael D. Swaine and Oriana Skylar Mastro -- China's Asia policy : strategy and tactics / Alex Liebman -- The PLA and joint operations : moving from theory toward practice / Dean Cheng -- Evolving Chinese concepts of war control and escalation management / Lonnie D. Henley -- PLA power projection : current realities and emerging trends / Roy D. Kamphausen and Justin Liang -- Air force deterrence and escalation calculations for a Taiwan Strait conflict : China, Taiwan, and the United States / Kenneth W. Allen -- The military instrument of statecraft at sea : naval options in an escalatory scenario involving Taiwan, 2007-2016 / Bernard D. Cole -- The nuclear dimension : how likely? how stable? / Brad Roberts -- PRC information operations : myths, trends, and new opportunities / James Mulvenon -- Taiwan's defense preparation against the Chinese military threat / Andrew N.D. Yang -- The implications of Chinese military modernization for U.S. force posture in a Taiwan conflict / Roger Cliff -- Future East Asian security architecture : implications for the PLA / Alan D. Romberg -- Assessing the threat / Michael D. Swaine and Oriana Skylar Mastro
SubjectsChina -- Military policy -- 21st century
China. Zhongguo ren min jie fang jun
Taiwan Strait -- Strategic aspects
Chinese reunification question, 1949-
National security -- Taiwan
United States -- Military policy -- 21st century
National security -- East Asia
Other NamesSwaine, Michael D
Yang, Andrew N. D
Medeiros, Evan S
OCLC #132681460
Other No.(OCoLC)132681460
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