war with Great Satan was inevitable, the World's largest Collectivist State just put out her Strategic White Paper featuring China's “active defense” military strategy
People’s Liberation Army Navy will expand its defense perimeter to
include “open seas protection.” The air force will also expand its focus
to include offensive as well as defensive military
capabilities. “We will not attack unless we are attacked, but we will
surely counterattack if attacked”
Accordingly, the paper said the navy of the People's Liberation Army
will "gradually shift its focus from 'offshore waters defense' to a
combination of 'offshore waters defense' and 'open seas protection'".
Regarding outer space, the paper reaffirmed China's opposition to the
weaponization of outer space and its disapproval of an arms race in
As for cyber space, it said "China will expedite the development of a
cyber force" and enhance its capabilities in cyber situation awareness
and cyber defense.
The paper also noted that as Chinese national interests stretch
further abroad, it will "strengthen international security cooperation
in areas crucially related to China's overseas interests".
It said the PLA will engage in extensive regional and international
security affairs, and promote the establishment of the mechanisms of
emergency notification, military risk precaution, crisis management and
The paper highlighted future cooperation with Russian armed forces,
saying the PLA will foster a comprehensive, diverse and sustainable
framework to promote military relations.
On cooperation with the US, China intends to build a "new model of
military relationships" that conforms to the two nations' new model of
It will strengthen defense dialogues, exchanges and cooperation with
the US military, and improve the mechanism for the notification of major
military activities as well as the rule of behavior for safety of air
and maritime encounters.