Accession Number:

ADA394364

Title:

PLA Views on Asia Pacific Security in the 21st Century

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL DEFENSE UNIV WASHINGTON DC INST FOR NATIONAL STRATEGIC STUDIES

Report Date:

1997-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

Discussions between analysts from the Institute for National Strategic Studies of the National Defense University and Chinas Institute of Strategic Studies of the National Defense University of the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army convened in Beijing during March, 1997. During discussions PLA analysts described a relatively peaceful region criticized the U.S.Japan Security Treaty showed no flexibility on Taiwan or the South China Sea argued against alliances as outmoded and upheld Beijings ties with Moscow as a model for a different form of regional security architecture evidenced a desire for a more multilateral approach to regional security issues and, indicated an interest in coordinating policies on North Korea and possibly on South Asia.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE