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Selected National Intelligence Estimates, USA

Topic: Intelligence Briefs.

Description: Collection of declassified US Intelligence Estimates on China by the U.S. National Intelligence Council.

Comment: Period 1948-1976.

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Topic: Peace research.

Description: Research on questions of conflict and cooperation of importance for international peace and security. Famous SIPRI Yearbook.

Comment: Search for keyword "China".

U.S. Army War College - Strategic Studies Institute, USA

Topic: Military strategy.

Description: High-quality strategic studies. Detailed analyses of US-China relations.

Comment: U.S. perspective. Use keyword "China" to search for documents. More substance than most. [NEW]

Topic: Defense news and military background information.

Description: Commercial web site on China's defense system, located in the United Kingdom.

Comment: Seems to have a lot of information. Not clear who is behind this enterprise.

WWW Virtual Library - Military History

Topic: WWW Virtual Library.

Description: Global military history, but has subcategory on China's and Japan's military history.

Comment: Excellent. Essential for military historians.

Military Power of the People's Republic of China, USA

Topic: China watching of U.S. Department of Defense.

Description: Annual report on the military power of the People's Republic of China.

Comment: U.S. government view. Interesting - also for scholars.

The George Washington University: The National Security Archive

Topic: Diplomatic & declassified intelligence documents

Description: Archive of US foreign diplomatic documents on Sino-US relations.

Comment: Lot of material on US-China relations. Use keyword search on China.

Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, Hawaii, USA

Topic: Military strategy.

Description: Regional studies, conferences. Mission: to enhance Asia-Pacific security cooperation through programs of executive education, professional exchange and policy relevant research.

Comment: Detailed security reports.

Proliferation News and Resources - China

Topic: Arms proliferation news and resources.

Description: Resources on arms proliferation by the Carnegie Endowment.

Comment: Excellent. Rich content. Go to China section.

Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) - China

Topic: Nuclear arms proliferation.

Description: Resources on arms proliferation. Especially see: China's Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Database.

Comment: Go to China section.

Monterey Institute of International Studies

Topic: Nuclear arms proliferation.

Description: Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS). Information and analysis to combat the spread of weapons of mass destruction. Especially see: "Avoiding a Nuclear War between China and the United States over Taiwan" by Monte R. Bullard.

Comment: Search for keyword China.

Commonwealth Institute - USA

Topic: International security.

Description: Non-profit, non-governmental public policy research center doing critical studies in the fields of international security, inequality and poverty. The Institute is located in Cambridge, Mass., USA.

Comment: See special section on China's military power.

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