Chinese responses to U.S. military transformation and implications for the Department of Defense [electronic resource] / James C. Mulvenon ... [et al.].
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- Santa Monica, CA : Rand, 2006.
1 online resource (186 p.)
- Military planning -- China -- History -- 21st century.
China -- Military policy.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Reorganization.
United States -- Military policy.
- Electronic books.
- Considers potential Chinese responses to U.S. transformation efforts and offers possible U.S. counterresponses.
- Preface; Contents; Figures and Tables; Summary; Abbreviations; CHAPTER ONE- Introduction; Background; Approach; Organization of the Report; CHAPTER TWO- Contextual Factors Shaping China's Response Options; Contradictory National Security Goals and Responses to U.S. Military Transformation; Key National Security Goals; Contextual Challenges and Constraints on Defense Modernization; The Impact of Contextual Forces on China's Response Strategies; CHAPTER THREE- Chinese Counter-Transformation Options:A Methodological Introduction; Defining Network-Centric Warfare
Typologizing Chinese Response Options CHAPTER FOUR- Option One: Conventional Modernization "Plus"; From People's War to Local War Under High-Tech Conditions; PLA Strategic Response to High-Tech Enemies; Operationalizing Chinese Strategies with Conventional Forces; Conclusion; CHAPTER FIVE- Option Two: Subversion, Sabotage, and Information Operations; Center of Gravity Number One:The Will of the People on Taiwan; Center of Gravity Number Two: U.S. Military Intervention; Conclusions: Is the Scenario Realistic?; CHAPTER SIX- Option Three: Missile-Centric Strategies; Background; Rationale
Feasibility Potential Results; U.S. Responses to Missile-Centric Strategies; Signposts; CHAPTER SEVEN- Option Four: Chinese Network-Centric Warfare; What Would China's Version of NCW Look Like?; Conclusions; APPENDIX- Enhancing or Even Transcending Network-Centric Warfare?; References
Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-165).
- Mulvenon, James C., 1970-
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