Crackdown on the Internet – both well-known and extensive. It is said that China has one of the world’s biggest digital empires. Meicun Weng – Founder of the Chinese news site called Boxun, which regularly reports human rights abuses and is supported by the EU. Chapter 7 Assassin’s Mace – a weapon in Chinese folklore that ensures victory over a more powerful opponent. Shashoujian – The secret weapons that saves in the story similar to David and Goliath. This is the assassin’s mace.
Mastery of outer space – this mastery will be the prerequisite for naval supremacy since outer space is becoming the new height for naval combat. Generational leap – Chinese leadership is investing billions to make a generational leap in military capabilities that can trump the conventional forces of major Western powers. 863 program – China’s effort to remedy problems in national security through science and technology. Dual use technologies – biotechnology, laser technology, and advanced materials that have both civilian and military uses. US power projection system – includes intercontinental missiles, military bases, aerial refueling capabilities, nuclear-armed bombers, long-distance troop transport capabilities. Low shipbuilding budget – will be as low as $15 billion annually for the next 30 years, while the price of each new ship will escalate. AirSea battle – DoD’s new doctrine that combines naval and air assets to defend against forces inhibiting free navigation. Seven fears – reflect the underlying attitudes of Chinese military and political leaders. Chen Youwei – a defector from the Chinese foreign ministry who identified several pathologies in China’s decision making. First Island Chain – Stretches from Japan to the Philippines. “Northern Sword” – occurred in Inner Mongolia and involved two armored divisions. Chinese spokesman said it was foreign support of domestic terrorists but did not specifically mention America. Da ji zeng shi – phrase used in military that means “strike with force to increase shi. ” Robert Suettinger – longtime CIA analyst that calls China’s political decision-making system opaque and noncommunicative. Electronic Warfare – the People’s Liberation has 16 spy units dedicated to electronic warefare. “Titan Rain” – a serious cyber attack on the US that struck hundreds of government computers. Information superhighways – Chinese military leaders state that the US depends too much on “information superhighways” that are vulnerable to attack from “electrical incapacitation systems.” Parasitic microsatellites – one of the assassins mace weapons that China has begun to build. Open sea-lanes – vulnerable to asymmetric attacks form submarines, mines, and torpedoes.
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- Fall '14
- People's Republic of China, Hu Jintao, East China Sea