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government and military planning limit the amount of credible information about Chinese military doctrine and strategy that can be found in open source literature. China does not publicly publish a genuine English language counterpart to U.S. national military strategy documents. The lack of transparency in Chinese military policymaking has been noted by numerous sources, including the Defense Department’s annual report to Congress on China’s military power.
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book /194421.htm) features sections on what China sees as the international security environment and China’s role in that environment; a statement of national defense policy and organizational structure; descriptions of military force components such as the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and its border and costal defense program; declaration of how science and technology infl uence national defense strategy; purported defense expenditures; and appendices featuring major international exchanges between China’s military and foreign militaries and the names (but not the text) of major military regulations issued during 2005–2010.
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enhance its efforts to build a joint operational system capable of fighting information based wars; move from a local defense posture to one capable of engaging in regional power projection; and retain a nuclear deterrent capable of deterring hostile powers.