China’s Modernizing Military mesbahi

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 4/24/11 China’s Modernizing Military Clues to Intent 11
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4/24/11 China’s Strategy in a Nutshell “Observe calmly; secure our position; cope with affairs calmly; hide our capabilities and bide our time; be good at maintaining a low profile; and never claim leadership.” - Deng Xiaoping 22
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4/24/11 Core Interests 1) Regime survival 2) Maintenance of territorial integrity 3) The increase of China’s power and prestige on the international stage 33
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4/24/11 China’s Additional and Interpreted Near –Term Continued economic development Maintain territorial integrity (to include Taiwan) Militarily secure its periphery if necessary State Counselor Bingguo “safeguarding the basic system and national security, national sovereignty and territorial integrity, and sustained and stable economic 44
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4/24/11 Securing the periphery: does it end there, or is that the first step? Does China truly see the U.S. as a threat? Quiet in the 90’s – Lessons learned and development underway. Re-orient for local wars and asymmetry 55
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4/24/11 Annual Budget China Defense White Paper, 2008 66
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4/24/11 China is still confronted with long-term, complicated, and diverse security threats and challenges. Issues of existence security and development
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