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The People's Liberation Army and China in Transition Cover
 
 
A Publication of the Center for the Study of Chinese Military Affairs
by Stephen J. Flanagan and Michael E. Marti
 
 
Contents
 

 
Illustrations xi
 
Foreword
     Vice Admiral Paul G. Gaffney II, USN xiii
 
Acknowledgments
     Stephen J. Flanagan xv
 
CHAPTER  1
The PLA in a Changing China: An Overview
     Stephen J. Flanagan and Michael E. Marti 3
 
 
Part I--China's Fourth-Generation Leadership
 
CHAPTER  2
Chinese Leadership Transition
     Bates Gill 27
 
CHAPTER 3
China's New High Command
     David Shambaugh 43
 
 
Part II--The Impact of Growing Nationalism
 
CHAPTER  4
PLA Conservative Nationalism
     Nan Li 69
 
CHAPTER  5
Chinese Nationalism: Challenge to U.S. Interests
     Edward Friedman 91
 
 
Part III--Military Trends
 
CHAPTER  6
The PLA Army's Struggle for Identity
     James C. Mulvenon 109
 
CHAPTER  7
The PLA Navy and "Active Defense"
     Bernard D. Cole 129
 
CHAPTER  8
PLA Air Force Equipment Trends
     Richard D. Fisher, Jr. 139
 
CHAPTER  9
Analyzing Chinese Military Expenditures
     Richard A. Bitzinger 177
 
 
Part IV--Key Policy Challenges
 
CHAPTER  10
China's "New Concept of Security"
     David M. Finkelstein 197
 
CHAPTER  11
The PLA and the Taiwan Issue
     Cynthia A. Watson 211
 
CHAPTER  12
Taiwan Politics and Leadership
     John Tkacik 219
 
CHAPTER  13
Russian-Chinese Relations in the Brave New World
     Euguene B. Rumer 235
 
CHAPTER  14
The PLA, Trade, and U.S. Interests
     Kevin G. Nealer 239
 
CHAPTER  15
China's Trade Opening: Implications for Regional Stability
and U.S.-China Relations
     Howard M. Krawitz 247
 
 
Part V--U.S.-China Military Relations
 
CHAPTER  16
PLA Doctrine and Strategy: Mutual Apprehension in
Sino-American Military Planning
     Paul H.B. Godwin 261
 
CHAPTER  17
The Military Component of the U.S.-China Relationship
     Alfred D. Wilhelm, Jr. 285
 
 
Part VI--Options for U.S.-China Relations
 
CHAPTER  18
The United States and China: Time for a Change
     Richard C. Thornton 309
 
CHAPTER  19
U.S.-China Relations: A New Start?
     David Lai 323
 
About the Author 339
 



First printing, August 2003.

 

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