China's Naval Power: An Offensive Realist Approach (Corbett by Yves-Heng Lim

By Yves-Heng Lim

The fast modernization of the chinese language military is a well-documented fact of the post-Cold struggle international. In 20 years, the People's Liberation military military has advanced from a backward strength composed of out of date structures right into a quite glossy fleet whose progress is considerably shaking the naval stability in East Asia. the explanation at the back of China's modern upward push at sea is still, besides the fact that, tough to know and few humans have attempted to determine how the present constitution of the foreign approach has formed chinese language offerings. This publication is sensible of chinese language priorities in its naval modernization in a 'robust' offensive realist framework. Drawing on Barry Posen's works on resources of army doctrine, it argues that the orientation of Beijing's offerings bearing on its naval forces can basically be defined by means of China's place as a possible local hegemon. Yves-Heng Lim highlights how a emerging nation develops naval energy to fulfil its defense goals, a theoretical standpoint that is going farther than the only chinese language case.

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