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The rising chinese threat

  1. 1. U.S. National Security ... AND THE RISING CHINESE THREAT Elias Lopez
  2. 2. Rising Threats
  3. 3. • Measuring the Size of China’s Economy• Purchasing Power & GDP Size• Implications for China and U.S. – China Economic Ties• U.S. – Chinese Economies: Will China overtake the U.S. Economy?• Chinese Takeovers of U.S. Companies
  4. 4. COMPREHENSIVE • Modernization preparing for conflict in Taiwan Straight, including possibility of U.S.TRANSFORMATION intervention • Enhancing China’s Strategic Strike CapabilitiesNUCLEAR FORCEMODERNIZATION • Anti-access/Area Denial Capabilities Video No Longer • Direct-ascent Anti-Satellite weapon FunctionalBALLISTIC AND • Advanced Technology Acquisition CRUISE • Land attack, Supersonic – Anti-ship, & guided missile destroyers MISSILES THE PEOPLES LIBERATION • PRC Computer Network Intrusions ARMYCYBERWARFARE • Gathering political, military, corporate- CAPABILITIES strategic & scientific information to close technological gaps ADVANCED • ICE Initiated 400 + Investigations between 2000 – 2006 for illicit export of arms andTECHNOLOGIES technologiesACQUISITIONS • ICE Identified PRC as leading espionage threat
  5. 5. Nuclear and Missile Technology Sales Chemical Sales to Iran North Korea’s Missile and Nuclear Weapons Program
  6. 6. 11 JANUARY 2007: 5:25PM EST
  7. 7. Increase Risk toPRC Intentional Increased Space U.S. Satellites & Satellite Debris in LEO over 700 Destruction Spacecrafts Tracking & DoD Est. by 2010 Targeting ASAT productionCapability to attack Capabilities by able to destroy U.S. satellites Military & Intel most U.S. satellites Satellites in LEO Develop Unilateral Satellite Stealth Agreement to Defense Satellite Space Systems Technology Weaponization
  8. 8. POSSIBLE “SELF CONFIDENCE” TEST• Countering U.S. Forces in possible Taiwan dispute• Weapons challenge U.S. Space Dominance2006 U.S. NATIONAL SPACE POLICY RESPONSE• Denial of space to adversaries “hostile” to U.S. Interests• Before U.S. Space Policy PRC conducted 3 ASAT test and ground based laser to illuminate a U.S. satellite in “blinding” testsPRODING THE UNITED STATES IN ARMS CONTROL?• Analysts cited PRC’s “peaceful motive was to prompt U.S. to engage in space arms control• In Dec 2006, U.S. solely voted against UN Res. on “Prevention of Arms Race In Outer Space” - PAROS
  9. 9. Sovereignty Over TaiwanPRC Use of Force Against TaiwanDemocracy versus Independence
  10. 10. Economic Security WMD ProliferationRising Military PowerAnti-Satellite WeaponsChina – U.S. Relations One China Policy
  11. 11. Questions?

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