Publications

Estimating China’s Defense Spending: How To Get It Wrong (and Right)

M. Taylor Fravel, George J. Gilboy, and Eric Heginbotham

Texas National Security Review Vol. 7, No. 3 (Summer 2024)

Analysis

Appendix: China Defense Spending Estimate Method

from

“Estimating China’s Defense Spending: How To Get It Wrong (and Right),” 
Texas National Security Review, Summer 2024
M. Taylor Fravel, George J. Gilboy, and Eric Heginbotham

Appendix 

Analysis

America Needs a Single Integrated Operational Plan for Economic Conflict With China

Eric Heginbotham

Lawfare, December 17, 2023 (With George J. Gilboy)

Commentary

Pushing on an Open Door: Japan’s Evolutionary Security Posture

Eric Heginbotham, Samuel Leiter, and Richard J. Samuels

The Washington Quarterly Vol. 46, No. 2 (Summer 2023)

Analysis

The First Battle of the Next War: Wargaming a Chinese Invasion of Taiwan

Eric Heginbotham

The First Battle of the Next War: Wargaming a Chinese Invasion of Taiwan, Center for Strategic and International Studies, January 2023 (With Mark F. Cancian and Matthew Cancian)

Analysis

Commentary

China’s Relations with Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East

Eric Heginbotham, with Joshua Eisenman

in David Shambaugh, ed., China and the World (New York: Oxford University Press, 2020). 

Analysis

Japan’s New NDPG and MTDP: An American Perspective on Operational Issues and Implications

Eric Heginbotham

in James L. Schoff and Sayuri Romei, eds., The New National Defense Program Guidelines, April 2019. 

Analysis

Building a more ‘Democratic’ and ‘Multipolar’ World: China’s Strategic Engagement with Developing Countries

Eric Heginbotham, with Joshua Eisenman

 The China Review, Vol. 19, No. 4, November 2019. 

Commentary

Taiwan’s Balancing Act

Eric Heginbotham, with Rajan Menon

The National Interest (online), February 11, 2019.

Commentary

Japan’s View of Nuclear North Korea: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Eric Heginbotham and Richard J. Samuels

Chapter in William Overholt, ed. North Korea: Peace? Nuclear War? Cambridge, MA: The Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard University, 2019.

Analysis

Of Bombs and Bureaucrats: Internal Drivers of Nuclear Force Building in China and the United States

Eric Heginbotham, with Jacob Heim, and Christopher P. Twomey

Journal of Contemporary China, December 2018

Analysis

An agenda for Japanese military reform

Eric Heginbotham and Richard J. Samuels

East Asia Forum Quarterly, July-September 2018

Commentary

A New Military Strategy for Japan

Eric Heginbotham and Richard Samuels

Foreign Affairs, July 16, 2018

Analysis

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