White Warships, Little Blue Men, and Looming Conflict in the East China Sea - China’s “Short, Sharp
"...this paper will address how China’s military campaign to take the Senkaku Islands would likely unfold, to include China’s campaign objectives; the military and para-military forces it will employ and how the PRC is preparing those forces; how it might counter U.S. intervention; how it would occupy and control the islands."
Risk Mitigation Advisor Prof. Kerry Gershaneck teamed up with Mr. James E. Fanell for this in-depth and thought provoking piece.
Mr. Fanell is a Government Fellow at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP), and the former Director of Intelligence and Information Operations (N2/N39) for the U.S. Pacific Fleet. He specializes in Indo-Asia Pacific security affairs, with an emphasis on the Chinese navy and its operations.
Prof. Gershaneck is also a Senior Research Associate with CPG at Thammasat University’s Faculty of Law, the Distinguished Visiting Professor at Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy, and also a Senior Associate with Pacific Forum CSIS, and a retired U.S. Marine Corps officer.