David Chen

David D. Chen is an analyst at CENTRA Technology, Inc., a consulting firm. The views expressed here are his own. He also serves on the editorial board of the internationally peer-reviewed journal Space Policy and as a manuscript reviewer for China Security. Mr. Chen holds a Masters from the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies at the University of California, San Diego, and a Bachelors from Pomona College. A fluent Mandarin speaker, he has studied at Nanjing University, China, and in Taipei, Taiwan.

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    Lessons of Ukraine Raise Doubts about PLA Modernization

    Introduction In late 2021, ships from China’s North Sea Fleet conducted “Maritime Joint-2021” (海上联合-2021, Haishang lianhe-2021) with the Russian Pacific fleet, which was a joint naval exercise focused on securing