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AFCEA West 2014: USN leadership breakdown Chinese naval strategy

14th February 2014 - 03:15 GMT | by Andrew White in San Diego


Senior US Navy (USN) leaders have shared contrasting thoughts regarding China’s activities in Asia Pacific, asking whether it is a ‘global purveyor of security’ or ‘potential adversary’.

Addressing the AFCEA West conference in San Diego, USN fleet commanders, strategists and intelligence staff attempted to identify the PRC strategy in the region.

First, RAdm James Foggo, Assistant Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, stressed the importance of cooperation and asked whether China was the ‘panda’ or the ‘dragon’? 

‘As we drawdown from two land wars, this is not only going to be a maritime decade but a maritime century and China is

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Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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