MacDonald: China’s Nascent Blue-Water Navy: A Cause for Concern?

There are growing concerns that the ongoing transformation of China’s navy – the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) – from modest coastal defence to that of a nascent blue-water force is motivated by and facilitating an eventual revisionist challenge at sea against the United States and her allies, evidenced by Beijing increasingly ‘assertive’ behaviour in … Continue reading MacDonald: China’s Nascent Blue-Water Navy: A Cause for Concern?