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CIAO DATE: 05/2014

The Changing Dynamics Behind China's Rise as a Military Technological Power

Tai Ming Cheung

December 2010

Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, University of California


The Minerva project on “The Evolving Relationship Between Technology and National Security in China” held a two-day workshop on the “Military and Geo-Strategic Implications of China’s Rise as a Global Technological Power” in Washington, D.C., in November 2010. Presentations were given by academic experts Susan Shirk, Barry Naughton, Tai Ming Cheung and David Meyer (all from UC San Diego), Alice Miller (Stanford University), Bates Gill (Stockholm Peace Research Institute), and Thomas Mahnken (Naval War College). This brief provides a summary of the workshop findings.