Kevin Pollpeter, China Project Manager for DGI’s Center for Intelligence Research and Analysis,
specializes in China national security issues with a focus on China’s space program.
He also served in research positions at the Center for Nonproliferation Studies and the RAND
Corporation. Mr. Pollpeter has advanced Chinese language skills.
Mr. Pollpeter has a B.A.
degree in China Studies from Grinnell College and a M.A. degree in International Policy Studies
from the Monterey Institute of International Studies.
- Building for the Future: China’s Progress in Space Technology During the Tenth Five-year Plan and the U.S. Response, Kevin Pollpeter, Strategic Studies Institute, 2008.
- Dangerous Thresholds: Managing Escalation in the 21st Century with Forrest E. Morgan, Karl P. Mueller, Evan S. Medeiros, and Roger Cliff, Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, 2008.
- Entering the Dragon’s Lair: Chinese Antiaccess Strategies and Their Implications for the United States, with Roger Cliff, Mark Burles, Michael S. Chase, and Derek Eaton, RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, 2007.
- Chinese Responses to U.S. Military Transformation and Implications for the Department of Defense with James C. Mulvenon, Murray Scot Tanner, Michael S. Chase, Dave Frelinger, David C. Gompert, And Martin C. Libicki, Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, 2006.
- High-Technology Manufacturing and U.S. Competitiveness with Charles Kelley, Mark Wang, Gordon Bitko, Michael Chase, Aaron Kofner, Julia Lowell, James Mulvenon, and David Ortiz, Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, 2004.
- U.S.-China Security Management: Assessing the Military-to-Military Relationship, RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA, 2004.
- Shanghaied? The Economic and Political Implications of the Flow of Information Technology and Investment Across the Taiwan Strait with Michael S. Chase, James C. Mulvenon, RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA, 2004.
- The United States and Asia: Toward a New U.S. Strategy and Force Posture with Zalmay Khalilzad, David Orletsky, Jonathan Pollack, Angel Rabasa, David Shlapak, Abram Shulsky, Ashley Tellis, RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA, 2001.
- "Towards an Integrative C4ISR System: Informationization and Joint Operations in the People’s Liberation Army," in Roy Kamphausen, David Lai, Andrew Scobell, The PLA at Home and Abroad: Assessing the Operational Capabilities of China's Military, Strategic Studies Institute, 2010.
"The Chinese Vision of Military Space Operations," in The PLA Revolution in Doctrinal Affairs: Zhanyixue and Beyond. James Mulvenon, David Finkelstein, Eds.
"Space Program," in Linsun Cheng, ed., Berkshire Encyclopedia of China: Modern and Historic Views of the World's Newest and Oldest Global Power, Volume 4, Great Barrington: Berkshire Publishing, 2009.
- "The Stars of China’s Space Program: The Rise of a “Space Gang?", China Brief, 19 Sept 2007.
- "To Be More Precise: The Beidou Satellite Navigation and Positioning System," China Brief, 16 May 2007.
- "Competing Perceptions of the U.S. and Chinese Space Programs," China Brief , 10 January 2007.
"Motives and Implications Behind China’s ASAT Test," China Brief , 24 January 2007.
- "China’s Preliminary Assessment of Operation Iraqi Freedom," Chinese Military Update, with Garret Albert, Michael Chase, Eric Valko, July 2003.
- "A Future for U.S.-China Space Cooperation?," Space News 13 December 2004, with John C. Baker.