Andrew S. Erickson is a Professor of Strategy at the Naval War College and an Associate in Research at Harvard’s Fairbank Center. In spring 2013, he deployed as a Regional Security Education Program scholar aboard the USS Nimitz Carrier Strike Group. Erickson runs the research websites www.andrewerickson.com and www.chinasignpost.com.

Articles by Andrew S. Erickson

Christophe Rothmund

Eyes in the Sky

By Andrew S. Erickson
April 2010
Accelerated satellite launches and advanced surveillance technology are helping China keep closer tabs on its near seas.

On the Verge of a Game-Changer

By Andrew S. Erickson and David D. Yang
May 2009
Do the Chinese have a ballistic missile capable of destroying the major components of a U.S. aircraft carrier? Probably not yet.

Welcome China to the Fight Against Pirates

By Andrew S. Erickson, Naval War College; and Lieutenant Justin D. Mikolay, U.S. Navy <p>
March 2009
The anti-piracy deployment of the People's Liberation Army Navy of China to the Gulf of Aden represents the dawn of a new era.