Book Discussion on Modernizing China's Military

Mr. Shambaugh talked about his book Modernizing China’s Military: Progress, Problems, and Prospects, published by University of… read more

Mr. Shambaugh talked about his book Modernizing China’s Military: Progress, Problems, and Prospects, published by University of California Press. He assessed the current state of the Chinese military, saying that within the next 20 years, the People’s Liberation Army (China’s military force), will emerge as Asia’s premiere military organization. Mr. Shambaugh conducted his research through U.S. military journals, interviews with former PLA officers, and extensive investigation into recently released Chinese military publications. After the author’s presentation, Eric McVadon, former U.S. Defense and Naval attache for the American Embassy in Beijing, expressed his opinion on Mr. Shambaugh’s new book. After the discussion the author answered questions from audience members. close

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Book Discussion on Modernizing China's Military

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Program ID:
170842-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 1, 2003
Last Aired:
Apr 27, 2003

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  • Mar 01, 2003 | 5:34pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 02, 2003 | 7:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 10, 2003 | 2:33am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 27, 2003 | 9:57am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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