Countering China Topic Week

By Dmitry Filipoff

This week CIMSEC will be publishing articles submitted in response to a call for articles issued in partnership with the U.S. Army’s Future Warfare Division. According to Colonel Chris Rogers, “the Future Warfare Division is looking for innovative and strategic thinking on the role of the joint force in countering a rising China, with particular emphasis on the unique challenges the Indo-Pacific region presents to multi-domain operations.”

Below is a list of articles featuring during the topic week that may be updated as prospective authors finalize additional publications.

Localized Sea Denial: Countering Chinese Aggression in the South China Sea” by LtCol Roy Draa
If Not China, Who? Competing in Africa Through Foreign Military Education” by Matthew Quintero
No Free Ride in the Pacific: The Case for Investing in Mobility” by Walker Mills”

Dmitry Filipoff is CIMSEC’s Director of Online Content. Contact him at

Featured Image: The 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division flies 19 AH-64 Apache helicopters in an organized formation around Oahu, May 1, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ryan Jenkins)

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