Chinese pressure points – Washington Times

A devastating cyberattack on its military or civilian infrastructure is one of Beijing’s 16 strategic fears, according to Mr. Pillsbury, writing in a recent issue of the bimonthly journal “Survival.”

The analysis is the first public account on Chinese strategic thinking.

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Defense and intelligence officials say the list of China’s fears represents potential pressure points for the United States to exploit in targeting China, if Beijing continues its current aggressive behavior. That troubling behavior includes increased coercion and threats against most Asian nations and notably large-scale cyberattacks of its own.

Inside the Ring: Chinese pressure points – Washington Times