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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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