Is Xi Jinpin reshaping the PLA?
Date of Issue2014
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Although Beijing denies it, Xi Jinping is attempting to reorganise the People’s Liberation Army to enhance its joints warfare capability. This Radical change is intended to allow the PLA to respond better to external threats, especially in dispute maritime domains. Its operational implementation will, however, not be straightforward.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Military and naval science::Strategy
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