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Links and Resources

  Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)- China focus

 CSIS China Power Project

 Wilson Center- Kissinger Institute on China

Project 2049 Institute - Specializes in open-source research using Chinese language sources to inform policy debate and advance public education. Heavy focus on Taiwan-related issues

 Center for Security and Emerging Technology

 CNAS- The China Challenge

 Brookings Thornton China Center

 RAND on China

Strategic Issues

            Bonny Lin, CSIS, U.S. defense policy towards China, India, and the Indo-Pacific

            Bonnie Glaser, German Marshall Fund,

            Oriana Skylar-Mastro, Stanford University, AEI, Chinese military and security policy, Asia-Pacific security issues, war termination, nuclear dynamics, and coercive diplomacy

            Tom Mahnken, CSBA, Strategy, policy, intelligence

            Robert Daly, Wilson Center, US-China Relations



            Dean Cheng, Political and security affairs. China’s military doctrine, its space program, and “dual use” issues

            Kevin Pollpeter, CNA, China's space program, Chinese national security issues, Chinese military modernization, China's defense industry, and Chinese views on information warfare

            Brian Harvey

            Marco Aliberti, ESPI



            Derek Scissors, AEI, Chinese and Indian economies and on U.S. economic relations with Asia

            Gerard DiPippo, CSIS, East Asia, South Asia, and global economic issues

            Peterson Institute for International Economics



            Cheng Li, Brookings, Chinese elite politics and contemporary Chinese society

            Jude Blanchette, CSIS



            Ian Easton, Project 2049, defense and security issues involving the U.S., China, Japan, and Taiwan

            Russell Hsiao, GTI


PLA (in general)

            Phil Saunders, NDU

            Joel Wuthnow, NDU

            Taylor Fravel, MIT, international relations; international security; military strategy; military doctrine; nuclear weapons; nuclear strategy; territorial disputes; maritime disputes; China; East Asia

            Andrew Scobell, USIP, U.S.-China relations, China’s armed forces and defense policy and China’s foreign relations


PLA Air Force

            Ken Allen


PLA Army

            Dennis Blasko


PLA Navy

            John Corbett

            Andrew Erickson, CMSI, Indo-Asia-Pacific defense, international relations, technology, and resource issues


PLA Rocket Force

            Mark Stokes, Project 2049, Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Rocket Force and Strategic Support Force, defense industry, military and political leadership, and cross-Strait relations



            Elsa Kania, Harvard, CNAS, Chinese military strategy, military innovation, and emerging technologies

            Joe McReynolds, SOSi

            Matt Brazil, BluePath Labs


Industrial Base

            Emily Weinstein, CSET, U.S. national competitiveness in AI/ML technology and U.S.-China technology competition

            Tai Ming Cheung, UCSD, Chinese and East Asian defense and national security affairs, especially related to geo-economics and geo-politics, technology and innovation


PLA Links and Resources


We are often asked about book recommendations.  We have included a list of books here that CASI and CASI Associates have found useful in our studies.  Appearance here does not imply any endorsement of facts or opinions expressed and is included here for reference information only.  Please let us know if you have updates or other recommendations for this list. 

"The Avoidable War: The Dangers of a Catastrophic Conflict between the US and Xi Jinping's China", Kevin Rudd

“The China Challenge”, Tom Christensen

"Active Defense", Taylor Fravel

“The Long Game”, Rush Doshi

“China’s New Red Guards”, Jude Blanchette

Innovate to Dominate, Tai Ming Cheung offers insight into why, how, and whether China will overtake the United States as world's preeminent technological and security power.

"The World According to China", Elizabeth Economy

"The Third Revolution: Xi Jinping and the New Chinese State", Elizabeth Economy

"America's Great-Power Opportunity: Revitalizing U.S. Foreign Policy to Meet the Challenges of Strategic Competition", Ali Wyne

"China's Coming War with Asia" by Jonathan Holslag

“China’s Economy; What everyone needs to know”, Arthur Grouber

“The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom” John Pomfret

“The Party: The secret world of China’s Communist Party”, Richard MacGreggor

“A War Like No Other: The Truth about China's Challenge to America”, Richard C. Bush and Michael E. O'Hanlon's 

"Innovate to Dominate: The Making of the Chinese Techno-Security State Under Xi Jinping", Tai Ming Cheng

"Stronger: Adapting America’s China Strategy in an Age of Competitive Interdependence", Ryan Haas

"The Chan's Great Continent", Jonathan Spence

“The China Mission: George Marshall's Unfinished War, 1945-1947”, Daniel Kurtz-Phelan

“Never Forget National Humiliation: Historical Memory in Chinese Politics and Foreign Relations”, Zheng Wang

"Invisible China: How the Urban-Rural Divide Threatens China’s Rise", Rozelle and Hell

"Young China: How the Restless Generation Will Change Their Country and the World", Zach Dychtwald 

"Cyber Dragon: Inside China’s Information Warfare and Cyber Operations", Dean Cheng

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