Prof. of Strategy @NavalWarCollege @ChinaMaritime Studies Institute. Visiting Scholar & Assoc. in Research @Harvard @FairbankCenter. Member @CFR_org. Proud Dad.
May 20, 2018 • 71 tweets • 30 min read
hearing—"#China's Worldwide #Military Expansion" is a dramatic bellwether of growing concerns in Washington & beyond.
Now online—hard-hitting arguments + many data points, some deeply-analyzed yet hard to find elsewhere in public domain: bit.ly/HouseIC
CAPT Jim Fanell, USN Ret, former @USPacificFleet N2:
"today, the PLA Navy consists of over 330 surface ships & 66 submarines, nearly 400 combatants. As of 4 May 2018, the @USNavy consists of 283 battle force ships: 211 surface ships and 72 submarines." bit.ly/HouseIC
Dec 27, 2017 • 4 tweets • 2 min read
"NK is known to employ deceptive shipping practices, incl ship-to-ship transfers..prohibited by UNSCR 2375 of Sept 11...images below..taken on Oct 19...depict a recent attempt by Korea Kumbyol Trad Co's...RYE SONG GANG 1 to conduct a ship-to-ship transfer" treasury.gov/press-center/p…
"The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today sanctioned one individual, 13 entities & 20 vessels as the US continues to take action multilaterally and unilaterally to disrupt North Korea's illicit funding...." treasury.gov/press-center/p…
Dec 14, 2017 • 13 tweets • 3 min read
In China, a Three-Digit Score Could Dictate Your Place in Society