29 Nov '13, 11pm

Is #China is now capable of deploying anti-ship cruise #missiles from air, land and sea? @andre…

Is #China is now capable of deploying anti-ship cruise #missiles from air, land and sea? @andre…

TAIPEI — Evaluating changes in Chinese strategic thinking in terms of threat perceptions, doctrine and concepts for employing military power was the theme of an academic conference held here Nov. 14-15. The Chinese Council on Advanced Policy Studies (CAPS), US National Defense University (NDU), and Rand Corp. sponsored the International Conference on People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Affairs. Of note, Andrew Yang has returned to CAPS as the secretary general after serving several years as the vice minister of defense on policy for the Ministry of National Defense (MND). The conference is considered one of the top forums on promoting the study of Chinese military affairs. The official theme was, “The PLA ‘Prepares for Military Struggle’ in the Information Age: Threats, Doctrine, and Combat Capabilities.” Speakers included Alexander Huang of Tamkang University, John Schurtz and...

Full article: http://www.defensenews.com/article/20131115/DEFREG03/3111...

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