Blaze of gunfire

Blaze of gunfire

Friday, June 02, 2017

On Midrats 4 June 2017 - Episode 387: Looking at the Chinese Navy at 2030, with Patrick Cronin

Please join us at 5pm (EDT) on 4 June 2017 for Midrats Episode 387: Looking at the Chinese Navy at 2030, with Patrick Cronin

2030 is as close to us today as 2004, only 13 years.

As we look at various ways to maintain a Navy at the level at which we have become accustomed, the People’s Liberation Army Navy of China is building step by step as their economic power and global influence grows.

The world will see a dramatically different PLAN in 2030 relative to now, and as the present global naval superpower, our assumptions and plans need to be ready for it.

Our guest this Sunday to discuss this and more will be Dr. Patrick Cronin, Senior Advisor and Senior Director of the Asia-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Previously, he was the Senior Director of the Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS) at the National Defense University, where he simultaneously oversaw the Center for the Study of Chinese Military Affairs.

As a starting point for the discussion, we will review the major points of CNAS recent publication, Beyond the San Hai: The Challenge of China’s Blue-Water Navy.
Join us live if you can or pick the show up later by clicking here. Or you can pick the show up later by clicking that link or by visiting either our iTunes page or our Stitcher page.

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