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Maritime Militia in the South China Sea

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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

The Law of Naval Warfare and China’s Maritime Militia

The Law of Naval Warfare and China’s Maritime Militia James Kraska and Michael Monti 91 INT’L L. STUD. 450 (2015) I. Introduction China operates a distributed network of fishing vessels that are organized into a maritime militia to support the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN). The militia is positioned to conduct a “people’s war at … Continue reading

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