China Sets Sail

It’s not easy for a traditional land power to go to sea, but China is trying.

Appeared in: Volume 5, Number 5 | Published on: May 1, 2010
Andrew Erickson is an associate professor and a founding member of the Naval War College’s (NWC) China Maritime Studies Institute (CMSI). Lyle Goldstein is an associate professor at NWC and the founding director of CMSI. Carnes Lord is professor of Naval and Military Strategy at NWC and editor of the Naval War College Review. This article draws on their edited volume China Goes to Sea (Naval Institute Press, 2009).
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