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List of Wars Involving the People's Republic of China

This is a list of wars involving the People's Republic of China (PRC).

Wars

  PRC military victory
  PRC military defeat
  Indecisive or unclear outcome
  Ongoing conflict
War People's Republic of China and allies Opponents Result
Chinese Civil War
(1927–1950)[note 1]
Communist Party of China ROC Victory (to the Communist Party)
Battle of Chamdo
(1950)
 People's Republic of China Tibet Tibet Victory
  • Tibet reincorporated into China
Korean War
(1950-1953)
 North Korea
 China
 Soviet Union
 South Korea
 United States
 United Kingdom
 Canada
 Turkey
 Australia
Ethiopian Empire Ethiopia
 Philippines
 New Zealand
 Thailand
Hellenic Kingdom Flag 1935.svg Greece
French Fourth Republic France
 Colombia
 Belgium
South Africa South Africa
 Netherlands
 Luxembourg
Ceasefire
  • North Korean invasion of South Korea repelled.
  • UN invasion of North Korea repelled.
  • Chinese-North Korean invasion of South Korea repelled.
  • DMZ established, little territorial change at the 38th parallel border, essentially uti possidetis.
First Taiwan Strait Crisis
(1954-1955)
 PRC  ROC
 United States
Ceasefire
Second Taiwan Strait Crisis
(1958)
 PRC  ROC
 United States
Ceasefire
  • China ceases bombardment.
Tibetan Uprising
(1959)
 China Tibet Chushi Gangdruk Victory
  • Uprising suppressed.
China-Burma border campaign
(1960–1961)
 PRC
 Burma
Taiwan ROC Victory
Xinjiang conflict
(1960-present)
 China Turkistan Islamic Party

ETLO (2000-03)

ETPRP (1969-89)
URFET (1969-89)

Ongoing
  • Partial Chinese victory (Defeat of the ETPRP, URFET and ETLO)
Sino-Indian War
(1962)
 China  India Victory
Vietnam War
(1965-1969)
 North Vietnam
Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam Viet Cong
Cambodia Khmer Rouge
Laos Pathet Lao
 China
 South Vietnam
 United States
 South Korea
 Australia
 New Zealand
 Khmer Republic
 Laos
 Thailand
Partial victory
Nathu La and Cho La clashes
(1967)
 China  India Defeat
  • Chinese withdrawal from the Kingdom of Sikkim.
Sino-Soviet Border Conflict: Zhenbao Island Incident
(1969)
 China  Soviet Union Status quo ante bellum
Battle of the Paracel Islands
(1974)
 China  South Vietnam Victory
  • China establishes control over the Paracels.
Sino-Vietnamese War
(1979)
 China  Vietnam Both sides claim victory[1][2]
  • Chinese strategic objectives achieved.
  • Chinese withdrawal from Vietnam.
  • Continued Vietnamese occupation of Cambodia until 1989.
  • Vietnamese loss of territory.
Sino-Vietnamese conflicts
(1979-1991)
 China  Vietnam Chengdu Summit
  • Temporary Chinese occupation of several areas within Vietnamese territory (returned to Vietnam in 1992).
  • Chinese take control of six reefs in the Spratly Islands.
  • Normalization of relations in 1991.
Third Taiwan Strait Crisis
(1996)
 PRC  ROC
 United States
Ceasefire
  • China ceases bombardment.
War on Terror
(2001-present)
Major combatants:
 United States
 United Kingdom
 France
 Russia
 China[3][4]
Major combatants:
al-Qaeda
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
Flag of Taliban.svg Taliban
East Turkestan Islamic Movement
Ongoing
Operation Ocean Shield
(2009-2016)
 Somalia
 NATO
 China
 Russia
 Australia
 Colombia
 India
 Indonesia
 Japan
 Malaysia
 New Zealand
 Oman
 Pakistan
 Saudi Arabia
 Seychelles
 Singapore
 South Korea
 Ukraine
Somali pirates Victory
  • Number of Somali pirate attacks reduced dramatically.
Northern Mali conflict
(2012-present)
 France
 Mali
 China[5]
 Benin
 Ghana
 Cape Verde
 Gambia
 Ghana[6]
 Guinea[7]
 Guinea-Bissau[8]
 Ivory Coast[7]
 Liberia[9]
 Niger[10]
 Nigeria[11]
 Sierra Leone[12]
 Senegal[11]
 Togo[13]
 Chad[14]
 Burundi[15]
 Gabon[16]
 South Africa[17]
 Rwanda[17]
 Tanzania[17]
 Uganda[18]
 Germany[19]
 ISIL
Ansar al-Sharia
Jama'at Nasr al-Islam wal Muslimin
Ongoing

See also

National Emblem of the People's Republic of China (2).svg

politics and government of
China

Notes

  1. ^ Although main fighting ceased in 1950, warfare with the Republic of China continued throughout the 1950s and 1960s with the

References

  1. ^ http://digitalcommons.law.umaryland.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1057&context=mscas
  2. ^ Elleman, Bruce A. (2001). Modern Chinese Warfare, 1795-1989. Routledge. p. 297. ISBN 0415214742.
  3. ^ Duterte Invites China to Fight Abu Sayyaf Pirates - MaritimeExecutive.com
  4. ^ China confiscates passports of Xinjiang people - BBC.com
  5. ^ "Chinese army soldiers conduct first mission as peacekeepers in Mali 1612131 - Army Recognition". Armyrecognition.com. Retrieved .
  6. ^ "Ghana agrees to send troops to Mali". Ghana Business News. 14 January 2013. Retrieved 2013.
  7. ^ a b "Mali conflict: West African troops to arrive 'in days'". Mali conflict: West African troops to arrive 'in days'. 15 January 2013. Retrieved 2013.
  8. ^ "APA - Int'l Support Mission for Mali to begin operations on Friday". APA. 18 January 2013. Retrieved 2013.
  9. ^ "Ellen: Liberia Will Send Troops to Mali for Peace Mission - Heritage Newspaper Liberia". News.heritageliberia.net. Archived from the original on 21 February 2013. Retrieved 2013.
  10. ^ Irish, John (12 January 2013). "Niger says sending 500 soldiers to Mali operation". Reuters. Retrieved 2013.
  11. ^ a b Felix, Bate (11 January 2013). "Mali says Nigeria, Senegal, France providing help". Reuters. Retrieved 2013.
  12. ^ "Aid Pledged to Mali as More Troops Deploy". Wall Street Journal. 17 January 2013. Retrieved 2013.
  13. ^ "Les djihadistes s'emparent d'une ville à 400 km de Bamako" (in French). Retrieved 2013.
  14. ^ "Chad to send 2000 soldiers to Mali". Courier Mail. 17 January 2013. Retrieved 2013.
  15. ^ "AU to hold donor conference on Mali intervention". Africa Review. 18 January 2013. Retrieved 2013.
  16. ^ "WPR Article | Global Insider: Despite Early Successes, France's Mali Challenge is Long-Term". Worldpoliticsreview.com. 8 March 2004. Retrieved 2013.
  17. ^ a b c "Five more African countries pledge to send troops into Mali: Nigerian minister". NZweek. Retrieved 2013.
  18. ^ "Forces capture Gao rebel stronghold - World News". TVNZ. Archived from the original on 27 January 2013. Retrieved 2013.
  19. ^ http://www.dw.com/en/bundeswehr-in-mali-dangerous-but-necessary/a-37321264

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