Global military expenditure rose 2.6% last year. The U.S. and China outspend the rest of the world.
Assistant Attorney General for National Security
Nov. 1, 2018
Yingcong Dai. The White Lotus War: Rebellion and Suppression in Late Imperial China. seattle University of Washington Press, 2019. 664 pp.
President Reagan sent this memo to Secretary of State George Shultz and Secretary of Defense Casper Weinberger. The document was classified as secret. It was made public in August 2019 by then National Security Advisor John Bolton.
Christopher Ford, State Department, Huawei and its Siblings, the Chinese Tech Giants: National Security and Foreign Policy Implications, Sept. 11, 2019
Dr. Christopher Ford is Assistant Secretary of State, heading the Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation. He spoke at the State Department.
China is rapidly expanding its nuclear power generation capacity. The government issued this white paper.
The Information Office of the State Council published this White Paper (白皮书) on Xi Era National Defense in English and Chinese.
U.S. Dept. of Defense, Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China 2019
Congress has mandated that the U.S. Department of Defense prepare and release an annual report on China's military power.
Shirley Kan is an independent specialist in Asian security affairs and a Retired Specialist in Asian Security Affairs for the U.S. Congress at the non-partisan Congressional Research Service (CRS).
George Carter reviewed M. Taylor Fravel's book for the History of War discussion list. The review is reprinted here via Creative Commons license.
Pedro Loureiro provides an overview on his digital collection of primary sources highlighting the significant role played by Shanghai in support of the US Navy’s Intelligence process in pre-WWII Asia. This is the first in a lecture series titled "Los Angeles and Shanghai: The USC Nexus," co-organized by the USC East Asian Library and USC US-China Institute.
Eric Heikkila's new book look sat how the rise of China alters the context in which the broad spectrum of policies in the United States should be assessed.