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China and Its Military: Institutes

Along with links to full-text primary documents, this research guide provides links to information about China's armed forces found in books, databases, and internet resources

China Maritime Studies Institute (Naval War College)

The China Maritime Studies Institute provides a broad-based education as well as research and analysis to support several hundred students a year and inform the larger Department of the Navy senior leadership. CMSI combines significant linguistic and technological resources with a close proximity to many of the United States’ leading academic institutions, creating relationships with unrivaled intellectual synergies.

In seeking to more fully understand the complexities of China’s emerging role in Asia-Pacific, CMSI continues to seek expanded collaborative relationships with government research centers, civilian academic institutions, and other relevant organizations. These partnerships facilitate research on China’s development as a maritime power.