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Contrast in the Security Concepts of China and the EU: The Perspective of a PLA Officer

CHEN BO

in The International Politics of EU-China Relations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264089
eISBN:
9780191734809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264089.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents the perspectives of officers in the People's Liberation Army (PLA). It provides an analytical review of the two security concepts that have emerged in response to the post Cold ... More


The Advance PLA Force Arrives in Lhasa

Melvyn C. Goldstein

in A History of Modern Tibet, volume 2: The Calm before the Storm: 1951-1955

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249417
eISBN:
9780520933323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249417.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

On 9 September 1951, approximately six hundred troops of the Eighteenth Army Corps's Advance Force, under the command of Wang Qimei, arrived in Lhasa accompanied by Ngabö.These were the first PLA ... More


The Food Crisis

Melvyn C. Goldstein

in A History of Modern Tibet, volume 2: The Calm before the Storm: 1951-1955

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249417
eISBN:
9780520933323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249417.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

The PLA now far outnumbered the Tibetan army. However, while the presence of this large influx of troops provided military security for the Chinese side, it further strained relations with the sitsab ... More


Winds of Change

Melvyn C. Goldstein

in A History of Modern Tibet, volume 2: The Calm before the Storm: 1951-1955

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249417
eISBN:
9780520933323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249417.003.0016
Subject:
History, Asian History

With the Kashag now in charge on the Tibetan side and Mao directly controlling and moderating operational decisions in Tibet on the Chinese side, a new era of cordiality and cooperation began. The ... More


Planning and Preparation for the Invasion

Xiaoming Zhang

in Deng Xiaoping's Long War: The Military Conflict between China and Vietnam, 1979-1991

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621241
eISBN:
9781469623399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621241.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the People's Liberation Army's (PLA) implementation of the invasion operations at the campaign and tactical levels in the context of Cold War history. The People's Republic of ... More


Bloodshed over Vietnam’s Northern Border Region

Xiaoming Zhang

in Deng Xiaoping's Long War: The Military Conflict between China and Vietnam, 1979-1991

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621241
eISBN:
9781469623399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621241.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the three phases of China's 1979 invasion of Vietnam. During the first phase (17–25 February), Chinese forces broke through the Vietnamese first line of resistance and captured ... More


Reassessing the 1979 War

Xiaoming Zhang

in Deng Xiaoping's Long War: The Military Conflict between China and Vietnam, 1979-1991

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621241
eISBN:
9781469623399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621241.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter reviews the Sino-Vietnamese conflict's political and military repercussions and the lessons learned according to the Chinese themselves. It argues that despite significant differences ... More


In the Shadow of the Border Conflict

Xiaoming Zhang

in Deng Xiaoping's Long War: The Military Conflict between China and Vietnam, 1979-1991

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621241
eISBN:
9781469623399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621241.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how the border conflicts affected the social and economic development of two border provinces, Guangxi and Yunnan, and how the People's Liberation Army (PLA) used the conflicts ... More


Military Confrontation with the United States

John W. Garver

in China's Quest: The History of the Foreign Relations of the People's Republic of China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190261054
eISBN:
9780190261085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190261054.003.0023
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

US policies toward Taiwan combined with changes in Taiwan’s politics linked to its transition to democracy mobilized PLA demands for forceful military demonstrations. PLA leaders felt that Deng had ... More


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