Dai Xu

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Dai Xu
Native name 戴旭
Born 1964 (age 53–54)
Minquan County, Shangqiu, Henan Province
Allegiance People's Liberation Army Air Force
Rank Senior Colonel
Website weibo.com/daixu

Dai Xu (Chinese: 戴旭; pinyin: Dài Xù; born 1964) is a Chinese author, social commentator, and the president of Marine Institute For Security And Cooperation (海洋安全与合作研究院). He is also a professor at the National Defense University. He holds the rank of Senior Colonel in the People's Liberation Army Air Force, he is a supporter of communist orthodoxy and has expressed strong nationalist sentiments.[1]


In 1964, Dai was born in Minquan County, Shangqiu, Henan Province. Dai was graduated from the Telecommunication Engineering Institute, Air Force Engineering University and the Shanghai Branch, Nanjing Political Academy.[2] Dai has served as Columnist of several publications, such as the Global Times, People's Daily Online, and Utopia (Internet forum), and has published many books on military affairs.


Dai is often noted for expressing hawkish or controversial opinions. In August 2012, for example, he described Vietnam, the Philippines and Japan as "the three running dogs of the United States in Asia," and argued that "We only need to kill one, and it will immediately bring the others to heel."[3]

Bird flu[edit]

In 2013, Dai wrote "Bird flu is the newest US bioweapon. It's all about terrifying lasers, and much less about engineering a new strain of bird flu to deploy against Chinese citizens." on his Sina Weibo.[4]

Kaifu Lee[edit]

In 2013, Dai said "Kaifu Lee is a CIA agent" on his Sina Weibo.[5][6]


  1. ^ "Dai Xu:the United States Launched a "Cyber War" against China". Chinascope. Retrieved 2013-03-24.
  2. ^ "著名军事专家谈中国空军发展60年" (in Chinese). 环球网. 2009-11-10. Archived from the original on 2009-12-27. Retrieved 2010-02-24.
  3. ^ David Lague (17 January 2013), Special Report: China's military hawks take the offensive Reuters
  4. ^ "Bird flu is the newest US bioweapon, according to a Chinese colonel". MSN. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2013-11-04.
  5. ^ "Chinese Colonel Dai Xu accuses Kaifu Lee of being a CIA agent". terminalx. Archived from the original on 2013-05-20. Retrieved 2013-04-17.
  6. ^ "PLA Colonel Dai Xu accuses Kaifu Lee of being a CIA agent". James Griffiths (in Chinese). Shanghaiist. Retrieved 2013-04-16.

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