Lyle Goldstein is an Associate Professor in the China Maritime Studies Institute (CMSI) of the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, RI. His most recent co-edited book is Chinese Aerospace Power: Evolving Maritime Roles (Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2011).
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