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  • China and Artificial Intelligence

    CASI hosted an expert panel looking at Artificial Intelligence (AI) in China.  You can watch the 90 minute webinar at:
  • Assessment of the PLA’s 3-Star Promotions in September 2021

    On 6 September 2021, Xi Jinping, Chairman of the Chinese Communist Party Central Military Commission (CMC), presided over the promotion of two Army lieutenant generals, one Navy vice admiral, and two Air Force lieutenant generals
  • "Private" Chinese Aerospace Defense Companies- Turkish Version

    A special thanks to Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) Gulsen Torunoglu Aslan and Dr.Yucel Topcu for their hard work in translating our report into Turkish.  This is a broad-based, long term, global competition, and we are very thankful to
  • PACAF's State of the Game

    In this new era of strategic competition, State of the Game aims to increase PACAF’s collective understanding of the PRC and the Indo-Pacific region. The May issue delves into disinformation about COVID-19 and the May Fourth
  • Uncovering the Truth Behind the PLA Rocket Force’s August 2021 Missile Launch

    On 13 August, the People’s Liberation Army Rocket Force (PLARF) conducted a live fire missile launch, likely from the 1st Test and Training District in Jilantai. The missiles impacted at least two targets parked on the apron of
  • Humans First, Weapon Second?

    The United States Air Force (USAF) views its human warfighter as its most valuable assets. USAF fighter pilots participate in preventive care programs, such as Optimizing the Human Weapon System (OHWS), which provide them with

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