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Xu Caihou, a former vice chairman of the CMC, was sacked from the PLA after accusations of corruption. Courtesy of Wikimedia/Robert D Ward.

A Smaller, Nimbler Chinese Military: Xi Jinping Takes Control

Hsin Kuei Yu
RUSI Newsbrief, 5 May 2017
China, Defence Policy
President Xi Jinping is attempting to modernise China’s military through wide-ranging reforms. But the reforms are also intended to once again bring the military under the absolute rule of the Communist Party.

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