Share this on Twitter Share this on Facebook Share this on LinkedIn Share this on Sina Weibo Share this on Wechat Share this on LinkedIn Dr. Andrew S. Erickson is a professor of strategy at the U.S. Naval War College’s China Maritime Studies Institute (CMSI) and a visiting scholar at Harvard University’s John King Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies. He is the author and editor of numerous papers and books on China’s military and security matters in the Indo-Pacific, including the “Studies in Chinese Maritime Development” series. Erickson's latest publications include the Foreign Affairs essay, "Competition with China Can Save the Planet," and Hold The Line through 2035: A Strategy to Offset China’s Revisionist Actions and Sustain a Rules-Based Order in the Asia-Pacific. He also runs the research website China Analysis from Original Sources.What follows is a lightly edited Q&A. Please note, the views expressed are his own and do not necessarily represent the views of the U.S. Navy or any other organization of the U.S. government. Andrew Erickson.Illustration by Lauren Crow Q: Your recent work Subscribe or login to read the rest. Subscribers get full access to: Exclusive longform investigative journalism, Q&As, news and analysis, and data on Chinese business elites and corporations. We publish China scoops you won't find anywhere else. A weekly curated reading list on China from David Barboza, Pulitzer Prize-winning former Shanghai correspondent for The New York Times. A daily roundup of China finance, business and economics headlines. We offer discounts for groups, institutions and students. Go to our Subscriptions page for details.