This episode discusses Chinese conventional arms exports and their use as a strategy to promote larger Chinese national security objectives. It traces the history and recent developments in Chinese weapons exports. It also examines competition between China and other countries in the arms export sector.
Michael Raska is an Assistant Professor in the Military Transformations Programme at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, where his research focuses on East Asian security and defense. He is the author of Military Innovation and Small States: Creating Reverse Asymmetry(Routledge,2015) and co-editor of Security, Strategy, and Military Change in the 21st Century: Cross-regional Perspectives (Routledge, 2015).