This page contains links to the posts CODA has published on China. Here’s the color code:

  • Posts on China’s militarism and irredentist nationalism (taking back “lost” territories) are colored red.
  • Posts on China’s internal politics & economy are colored pink.
  • Posts related to China vs. USA are colored dark red.
  • Posts related to China vs. Taiwan are colored green.
  • Posts related to China vs. Japan are colored purple.
  • Posts related to China vs. India are colored orange.
  • All others are colored blue.


China announces biggest overhaul of military in 60+ years,” Nov. 26, 2015.

Chinese military joins Russia in Syria,” Sept. 24, 2015.

Chinese military drill simulates attack on Taiwan’s presidential building,” July 23, 2015.

Japan’s Parliament passes legislation allowing military to fight in foreign wars,” July 17, 2015.

China military practices Taiwan invasion in Bashi Channel,” June 19, 2015.

Former CIA deputy director: Absolute risk of US-China war over South China Sea,” May 20, 2015.

China builds military base on offshore island to reclaim contested Senkakus,” Jan. 28, 2015.

China deploying troops to Africa to protect its investments & nationals,” Jan. 24, 2015.

China expands maritime reconnaissance-strike capabilities to undermine Japan and U.S. power,” Jan. 10, 2015.

Dir. of U.S. Navy Intelligence sacked for warning about China’s aggressive plans in East China Sea,” Nov. 15, 2014.

Explosion shut down China’s first aircraft carrier in recent sea trials,” Oct. 19, 2014.

Taiwan to replace Navy with all domestic production,” Oct. 4, 2014.

Japan’s demographics spell doom,” Sept. 15, 2014.

China stakes claim to South China Sea by building islands in the Spratlys,” Sept. 11, 2014.

China develops new technology for supersonic submarine,” Sept. , 2014.

Japan considers building its own fighter jets,” Aug. 22, 2014.

China to ‘nationalize’ Christianity,” Aug. 12, 2014.

China is using its world’s largest fishing fleet as surrogate Navy,” July 30, 2014.

China’s space station veiled in secrecy,” July 30, 2014.

China “thinks” it can defeat America but will be thwarted by U.S. “Silent Force” of submarines,” July , 2014.

China’s new map includes ‘Second National Territory’ of oceans,” July 11, 2014.

China in a frenzy to build nuclear attack submarines,” July 5, 2014.

China builds artificial island in South China Sea,” June 7, 2014.

PLA officer says China must establish Air Defense Identification Zone in South China Sea,” June 5, 2014.

China’s riot police train for rising tide of social insurrection,” May 29, 2014.

China sinks VN fishing boat; deploys 3 nuclear subs to South China Sea; troops on VN border,” May 28, 2014.

As China-VN relations worsen, U.S. Navy seeks stronger ties with Vietnam,” May 24, 2014.

China’s elites in turmoil: 60 officials died of unnatural causes in a year,” May 16, 2014.

US-China military chiefs openly clash; U.S. blamed for troubles in South & East China Seas,” May 16, 2014.

Tension between China and Vietnam-Philippines ratchets up in South China Sea,” May 7, 2014.

Russia & China to hold joint naval drills in East China Sea,” May 3, 2014.

Japan expands its military footprint for first time in 40 years to counter China,” May 3, 2014.

Obama makes promises to Japan and South Korea,” April 26, 2014.

China impounds Japanese ship as compensation for WWII debt,” April 22, 2014.

Fighting words: China disses U.S. soldiers as worthless,” April 20, 2014.

Dir. of US Navy Intelligence: Chinese Navy in drills to take Senkaku and invade Okinawa,” April 18, 2014.

Richest man in Asia’ Li Ka-Shing dumps all his Chinese property holdings,” April 16, 2014.

Chinese J-20 stealth fighter incorporates F-35 secrets stolen from U.S.,” April 5, 2014.

Lost Malaysia flight 370 reveals limits of China’s power in Asia,” March 22, 2014.

Pentagon official: U.S. budget will not allow an Asia pivot,” March, 2014.

Taiwan think tank on China’s territorial ambitions and decisive military superiority by 2020,” March 4, 2014.

PLA ordered to commence war against Japan “when appropriate”,” Feb. 22, 2014.

U.S. Navy intelligence chief: China training for a quick war against Japan,” Feb. 19, 2014.

Japan seeks better ties with Russia,” Feb. 15, 2014.

Obama admin gets tougher on China over South China Sea claims,” Feb. 9, 2014.

China denies plan for an Air Defense Identification Zone over South China Sea,” Feb. 5, 2014.

Pop Go the Weasels,” Feb. 1, 2014.

Our Future Anti-China Military Strategy,” Jan. 30, 2014.

Pentagon: China’s military advances to overtake U.S. in 5 years,” Jan. 28, 2014.

China’s political elite store their wealth in Caribbean offshore havens,” Jan.25 , 2014.

Taiwan military to be downsized and all-volunteer,” Jan. 21, 2014.

Japan to deploy drones from destroyers,” Jan. 19, 2014.

Aircraft carrier race: China vs. Japan & India,” Jan. 18, 2014.

U.S. Pacific Command Adm. Locklear says China is eclipsing U.S. in Asia,” Jan. 18, 2014.

China threatens war in South and East China Seas,” Jan. 13, 2014.

Travel alert for Beijing after Canadian woman dies from H5N1 avian flu,” Jan. 11, 2014.

U.S. sends more troops and tanks to South Korea as part of U.S. Pacific pivot,” Jan. 8, 2014.

Obama admin waives laws banning Chinese-built parts to keep F-35 fighters on track,” Jan. 3, 2014.

500% increase in China’s purchase of US commercial real estate,” Jan. 2, 2014.

President Xi Jinping prepares China for war with military exercise of 40,000 soldiers,” Dec. 31, 2013.

US sends missiles and drones to fight al-Qaeda in Iraq,” Dec. 28, 2013.

China’s ADIZ is a strategic move to control First Island Chain,” Dec. 25, 2013.

Chinese warship tries to stop U.S. warship in So. China Sea’s international waters,” Dec. 13, 2013.

Rumored assassination attempt on China president Xi by former internal security czar,” Dec. 11, 2013.

South Korea reacts to China’s Air Defense Identification Zone by expanding its ADIZ,” Dec. 11, 2013.

China holds war games near border with unstable North Korea,” Dec. 10, 2013.

China begins mass production of J-15 fighter planes for aircraft carrier,” Dec. 5, 2013.

Obama admin. signals U.S. will accept China’s Air Defense Zone,” Dec. 4, 2013.

China threatens Japan with military action, while Obama admin. sends mixed signals,” Dec. 4, 2013.

Obama admin. tells U.S. commercial airlines to abide by China’s rules in air defense zone,” Nov. 30, 2013.

China sends warplanes into disputed East China Sea air defense zone,” Nov. 28, 2013.

U.S. tells airlines to take precautions over East China Sea,” Nov. 28, 2013.

China to stop accumulating foreign-exchange reserves, incl. U.S. dollars,” Nov. 28, 2013.

U.S. directly challenges China’s air defense zone with B-52 bombers.” Nov. 26, 2013.

Crisis Over Senkaku: China declares East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone,” Nov. 24, 2013.

Taiwan to get 2 Perry-class warships in 2015; will buy 36 AAV-7 assault amphibious vehicles,” Nov. 23, 2013.

US worried about China’s nuclear bombers hitting military bases,” Nov. 22, 2013.

Fearing expulsion from China, Bloomberg self-censors and suspends reporter for *unpublished* article,” Nov. 18, 2013.

Chinese H-18 stealth bomber’s nuclear weapons can reach Guam,” Nov. 17, 2013.

Elephants near extinction: Muslim jihadists profit from poaching fueled by Chinese buyers,” Nov. 15, 2013.

New state security committee makes China’s President Xi most powerful leader since Deng Xiaoping,” Nov. 14, 2013.

USDA approves import of chicken processed in China despite safety concerns,” Nov. 13, 2013.

Communist Chinese troops in Hawaii this week for emergency drill,” Nov. 11, 2013.

Made-in-China home appliances contain spy chips,” Nov. 8, 2013.

China says its anti-ship ballistic missile can sink U.S. aircraft carriers,” Nov. 6, 2013.

One dead, 8 injured from explosions outside Chinese Communist Party building,” Nov. 6, 2013.

China’s state media boast of Chinese nuclear subs attacking U.S. cities,” Nov. 3, 2013.

Territorial dispute intensifies: Japan will shoot down Chinese drones,” Nov. 1, 2013.

Japan PM Abe wants to change pacifist Constitution; 59% of Japanese say no,” Nov. 1, 2013.

Why is the U.S. helping China militarize space?,” Oct. 30, 2013.

People’s Daily admits Communist Party members no longer believe in Marxism,” Oct. 29, 2013.

Malaysia to build naval base near James Shoal, also claimed by China,” Oct. 26, 2013.

Taiwan wants to buy submarines from U.S.,” Oct. 26, 2013.

India to assume bigger share in 5th Generation Fighter Aircraft project with Russia,” Oct. 26, 2013.

Made-in-China jerky treats kill 600 dogs in U.S.,” Oct. 25, 2013.

China’s purchase of iconic U.S. Smithfield Foods raises food safety questions,” Oct. 25, 2013.

New China-India border agreement does little to ease tensions,” Oct. 23, 2013.

Disillusioned with pandemic corruption, longtime Chinese Communist Party official quits,” Oct. 23, 2013.

Russia to supply energy for India, incl. 2 more nuclear reactors,” Oct. 21, 2013.

China cracks down on dissent: pro-democracy professor fired,” Oct. 21, 2013.

China said to be planning world’s first 180,000-ton double-hull aircraft carrier,” Oct. 20, 2013.

Taiwan to receive first batch of latest-model Apache attack helicopters,” Oct. 18, 2013.

Red Star over JPMorgan’s One Chase Manhattan,” Oct. 18, 2013.

China deploys offensive weapons in space which can destroy U.S. military satellites,” Oct. 17, 2013.

SpaceX says China is main commercial rocket launch competitor,” Oct. 17, 2013.

Foreign nationals from China and Middle East had free rein at U.S. nuclear lab,” Oct. 16, 2013.

Taiwan denies plan to retire all Knox-class warships,” Oct. 12, 2013.

India’s commercial interests in South China Sea rile China,” Oct. 11, 2013.

Secretary of State Kerry reiterates U.S. commitment to Asia,” Oct. 8, 2013.

Why China’s anti-corruption campaign is blocked in the PLA,” Oct. 7, 2013.

Deathknell of the PLAN,” Oct. 6, 2013.

China’s rising investments and ties in Central Asia,” Oct. 6, 2013.

Turkey selects China to build “stand-alone” air defense system,” Oct. 6, 2013.

India nervous about China building world’s highest altitude airport in Himalayas,” Oct. 6, 2013.

U.S. Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System makes 5th successful intercept test,” Oct. 5, 2013.

Defense Minister says Taiwan’s military can deter China,” Oct. 4, 2013.

4 Chinese ships entered Japan territorial waters near Senkaku,” Oct. 4, 2o13.

China deploys Maoist tactics against foreign multinationals,” Oct. 3, 2013.

Japan to host U.S. base with Global Hawk UAVs,” Oct. 3, 2013.

Joint Statement of US-Japan Security Consultative Committee,” Oct. 3, 2013.

China to launch manned space station in 10 years,” Sept. 27, 2013.

Taiwan receives first of P-3C anti-submarine aircraft from U.S.,” Sept. 27, 2013.

China’s irredentist nationalism and the six wars to come,” Sept. 23, 2013.

Talk of the unthinkable: Collapse of communism in China,” Sept. 22, 2013.

US-China’s Osprey vs. Bison arms race in East China Sea,” Sept. 20, 2013.

China uses stolen U.S. secrets for cyberwar,” Sept. 20, 2013.

Japan PM Shinzo Abe wants Constitution reinterpreted for a greater military role,” Sept. 18, 2013.

What Chinese President Xi Jinping means by “China Dream”,” Sept. 18, 2013.

China crackdown on Internet: 3 years in prison if your post is viewed 5,000 times,” Sept. 18, 2013.

China’s stealth campaign to de-democratize Hong Kong,” Sept. 16, 2013.

China cracks down on bloggers,” Sept. 16, 2013.

India re-tests missile able to reach Chinese cities,” Sept. 15, 2013.

China’s BZK-005 drone faster, higher than U.S.,” Sept. 15, 2013.

Beijing: Hong Kong may not choose own leader,” Sept. 15, 2013.

PLA activities in First Island Chain,”

China’s Central Asia “Silk Road” to exclude Russia & U.S.,”

Chinese flotilla enters Senkaku perimeter,”

US Navy to protect Japan’s sea lanes,”

Chinese strategic bombers force Japanese fighter jets to scramble,”

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