The "Third China" in the 21st Century

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Technology Leadership, Economic Power and National Security: Dual Use Export Controls to China

February 20, 2008

 Technology Leadership, Economic Power and National Security: Dual Use Export Controls to China

John Tkacik

February 20, 2008

“Since World War II, the United States has been the main driver of the global economy. Now we have a situation in which technology products are going to be appearing in the marketplace that were not developed or commercialized here. We won’t have had any involvement with them and may not even know they are coming.”

Trojan Dragon: China's Cyber Threat

February 8, 2008

America's counterintelligence czar, Dr. Joel F. Brenner, painted an alarming picture of economic espionage in 2006, albeit in the objective tones and neutral parlance of the intelligence community. He reported to Congress that "foreign collection efforts have hurt the United States in several ways":

US China Relations—Strategic Partner or Strategic Competitor? And the Challenges of Chinese Intelligence

July 30, 2007
Joint Counterintelligence Academy

Presented to the Joint Counterintelligence Academy
July 30, 2007

John J. Tkacik, Jr.

US China Relations—Strategic Partner or Strategic Competitor? And the Challenges of Chinese Intelligence

China’s Current Domestic Affairs-- Overview:

The Emerging Chinese Communist Superpower

America's Stake in Taiwan

January 11, 2007
Heritage Foundation Backgrounder

 The United States and Taiwan have maintained a remarkable security partnership in the Western Pacific for over a half century, but today this partner­ship is in peril.


August 8, 2006
Shaping China's Security Environment: The Role of the People's Liberation Army





John J. Tkacik, Jr.

Introduction: Was North Korea Worth Fighting For?

End U.S. Foot-Dragging on Taiwan Sale

September 20, 2004
Defense News

Should the United States treat Taiwan like any other friendly or allied country?

This question has become more critical recently as U.S. President George W. Bush's administration has delayed issuing a routine congressional notification of arms sales to Taipei. There is growing fear that Chinese pressure is taking a toll, and every hint of U.S. reluctance only further emboldens Beijing.

China's 'peaceful' rise at stake in power struggle

September 8, 2004
The Asia Times

 China's 'peaceful' rise at stake in power struggle
Published on September 8, 2004 by John Tkacik, Jr. and John Tkacik

China's 'S&M' journal goes too far on Kore

September 1, 2004
Asia Times

China hands in Washington have been abuzz in the past week with rumors that Beijing was preparing a policy shift on North Korea. But American, Korean and Japanese policymakers shouldn't think China is on the verge of altering its unbending support for North Korea simply because recently a well-meaning Chinese economist, Wang Zhongwen, managed to publish a thoughtful piece on Beijing's misguided North Korea policies. Alas, it was not to be, although teasing the truth from the hype takes a little work.

China's Power Struggle by the Sea

August 19, 2004
The Asian Wall Street Journal

When China's Xinhua news agency published an adulatory report of a conference at the seaside resort of Beidaihe on August 5, [1] I was puzzled. Chinese Communist Party General Secretary Hu Jintao had banned these meetings as a waste of money and time - they were boondoggles. And China's media (at least the press that wasn't totally in the control of the Central Propaganda Department) praised President Hu's policy as a "populist measure in support of good government" (qinmin qinglian).

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