China’s Evolving Approach to “Integrated Strategic Deterrence”

by Michael S. Chase & Arthur Chan
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Publisher: RAND Corporation

Series: [Research report] ;

Publication Date: April 07, 2016

ISBN: 9780833094179

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Drawing on Chinese military writings, this report finds that China’s strategic-deterrence concepts are evolving in response to Beijing’s changing assessment of its external security environment and a growing emphasis on protecting its emerging interests in space and cyberspace. China also is rapidly closing what was once a substantial gap between the People’s Liberation Army’s strategic weapons capabilities and its strategic-deterrence concepts.