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China's Military Faces the Future : Studies on Contemporary China (M.E. Sharpe Hardcover) - James R. Lilley

China's Military Faces the Future

Studies on Contemporary China (M.E. Sharpe Hardcover)

Hardcover Published: 17th September 1999
ISBN: 9780765605054
Number Of Pages: 384

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This is the most up-to-date assessment of all aspects of the People's Liberation Army. Leading specialists on the Chinese military cover military leadership, defense doctrine and military readiness, preparations for high-tech warfare, military expenditure, military logistics, the scientific and technological base for defense procurement, and China's security concerns in Northeast Asia.

Introduction: China's Military Faces the Future
The New High Command
China's Post-Deng Military Leadership
Doctrine, Strategy, and Weapons
The PLA Faces the Twenty-first Century: Reflections on Technology, Doctrine, Strategy, and Operations
Chinese Views of Future Warfare
Foreign Arms Acquisition and PLA Modernization
The Support Base
Chinese Defense Procurement Spending: Determining Intentions and Capabilities
Reforming the Dragon's Tail: Military Logistics in the Era of High-Technology Warfare and Market Economics
The Understated Revolution in Chinese Science and Technology: Implications for the PLA in the Twenty-first Century
China's Northeast Asia Security Environment
Chinese Military Strategy for the Korean Peninsula
Strategic Relations Between Beijing and Pyongyang: Growing Strains and Lingering Ties
China's Military Strategy Regarding Japan
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ISBN: 9780765605054
ISBN-10: 0765605058
Series: Studies on Contemporary China (M.E. Sharpe Hardcover)
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 17th September 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.57 x 15.95  x 2.77
Weight (kg): 0.64