Book cover of China as a Twenty-First-Century Naval Power: Theory Practice and Implications by Michael McDevitt
International & World Politics

China as a Twenty-First-Century Naval Power: Theory Practice and Implications

Xi Jinping has made his ambitions for the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) perfectly clear, there is no mystery what he wants, first, that China should become a “great maritime power” and secondly, that the PLA “become a world-class armed force by 2050.” He wants this latter objective to be largely completed by 2035.┬áChina as a Twenty-First-Century Naval Power focuses on China’s navy and how it is being transformed to satisfy the “world class” goal. […Learn More]