domestic politics

Chinese Army Building in the Era of Jiang Zemin

Author: Dr Andrew Scobell To many in the United States, China looms large and threatening. This monograph attempts to answer, through an analysis of China’s defense establishment under the leadership of Jiang Zemin, questions such as: What are the national security and national military goals of China’s leaders? What strategies are Chinese leaders considering in …

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The Fog of Peace: Finding the End-State of Hostilities

Author: Mr Manfred K Rotermund The author provides us with a new way of thinking about peace and how to achieve it. Peace, he argues, arrives only when domestically centered progress is established in a post-conflict environment. The end of hostilities is only the end of the shooting. It is not the end of danger. …

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China’s Quest for Security in the Post-Cold War World

Author: Dr Samuel S Kim In April 1996, the Army War College’s Strategic Studies Institute held its Seventh Annual Strategy Conference. This year’s theme was, “China Into the 21st Century: Strategic Partner and . . . or Peer Competitor.” Dr. Samuel S. Kim of Columbia University argues that, while post-Tiananmen China is a growing regional …

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