China’s Defense Budget Needs Transparency to Transcend Suspicion

Matthew P. Funaiole
Fellow, China Power Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Alexandra Viers
Program Manager and Research Associate, China Power Project, CSIS

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The Author is Matthew P. Funaiole

Matthew P. Funaiole is a fellow with the China Power Project at CSIS. His research focuses on power relationships and alliance structures in the Asia-Pacific. Prior to joining CSIS, Dr. Funaiole taught international relations and foreign policy at the University of Saint Andrews in Scotland.

The Coauthor is Alexandra Viers

Alexandra Viers is a program manager and research associate with the China Power Project at CSIS, where she focuses on Chinese foreign and security policy, U.S.-China bilateral relations, and cross-strait relations. Prior to joining CSIS, she was an international producer for The Cipher Brief, where she covered national security issues pertaining to Asia.

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