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Andrew S. Erickson

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China’s Third Sea Force, The People’s Armed Forces Maritime Militia: Tethered to the PLA

Authors: Conor M. Kennedy and Andrew S. Erickson China Maritime Report 1 (Newport, RI: Naval War College China Maritime Studies Institute, March 2017) Summary Amid growing awareness that China’s Maritime Militia acts as a Third Sea Force which has been involved in international sea incidents, it is necessary for decision-makers who may face such contingencies to … Continue reading

China’s Evolving Strategy

The following is an excerpt of book chapter by Andrew S. Erickson, “Doctrinal Sea Change, Making Real Waves: Examining the Naval Dimension of Strategy,” in Joe McReynolds, ed., China’s Evolving Military Strategy (Washington, DC: Jamestown Foundation, 2016), 99-132. Naval and broader maritime security development, the subject of this chapter, represents the forefront of Chinese military development … Continue reading

China’s Maritime Militia

Authors: Andrew S. Erickson and Conor M. Kennedy, CNA Corporation, 7 March 2016. An important component of China’s local armed forces is the militia—an armed mass organization of mobilizable personnel who retain their normal economic responsibilities in daily civilian life. A reserve force of immense scale, the militia is organized at the grassroots level of society: its … Continue reading

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