China’s Military Policy in Space

China is quickly becoming a major actor in outer space. Its highly publicized exploration program and its commercial prowess are indicators of growing means and interest in space activities. This discussion explores China?s military goals and intentions in space as well as its technological capabilities. It also considers the means and measures needed to counter these prospective Chinese threats and protect the United States? strategic advantages and security in space.

The panelists include:

  • Dr. Larry Wortzel, Colonel, US Army, (Ret.), a leading authority on China, Asia, intelligence issues, foreign policy, national security, space policy, and military strategy; and
  • Mr. Dean Cheng, who tracks Chinese military and technology issues at the CNA Corporation’s Project Asia.

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