The United States has long considered that China’s military limitations would restrict it, in case of a conflict over Taiwan, to “access denial” against intervening U.S. forces. But the evidence suggests that China’s emerging strategy and force structure is actually much more ambitious, direct, and dangerous.
Pradun, Vitaliy O.
"From Bottle Rockets to Lightning Bolts—China’s Missile Revolution and PLA Strategy against U.S. Military Intervention,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 64
, Article 3.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol64/iss2/3