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Rising Sea Dragon: a Russian View on China's Military Strategy

Sergey Ponamarev

China is actively reorganizing its military, developing modern C3I systems, and decreasing its emphasis on waging a land war in favor of naval power and achieving supremacy in the region's seas. The latter is the most significant area in the reorientation of China's strategic military doctrine and military organization. Our specialist on China asks how this will affect the Asia-Pacific region with all its potential conflicts. After all, China, which is developing and strengthening by the day, has interests of vital importance in the Asia-Pacific that it intends to aggressively defend and see fulfilled.

Rising Sea Dragon: a Russian View on China's Military Strategy


SECURITY INDEX №1 (83), 2008