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‘Not an Idea We Have to Shun’

Chinese Overseas Basing Requirements in the 21st Century

Christopher D. Yung and Ross Rustici with Scott Devary and Jenny Lin

‘Not an Idea We Have to Shun’

China’s expanding international economic interests are likely to generate increasing demands for its navy, the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN), to operate out of area to protect Chinese citizens, investments, and sea lines of communication. The frequency, intensity, type, and location of such...