CNN 5 March 2019 by BEN WESTCOTT The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has grown and modernized rapidly since China reopened to the world in the 1980s, but under Xi that pace has accelerated with a focus on fighting and winning future wars. Xi has also embarked on a massive internal reorganization of the PLA, streamlining the organization...

TASK & PURPOSE 10 January 2019 by JARED KELLER Photo Illustration: Brad Howard / Photo: DoD The Chinese military has sent a clear message for the...

ECNS.CN 10 January 2019 China will consider setting up new overseas support bases for its military if there are such needs, a senior People’s Liberation Army strategist said on Wednesday. Lieutenant General He Lei, former vice-president of the PLA Academy of Military Science, said at a Beijing news conference hosted by the State Council Information Office that whether...

EUROACTIV 2 October 2018 by YUN SUN A Chinese military delegation marches during Djibouti’s Independence Day parade celebration on 27 June 2017....

ASIA TIMES 10 September 2018 For nearly 10 years, Beijing has been tightening its grip on strategic zones within its sphere of influence, notably in the South China Sea. Now, according to the Pentagon’s 2018 annual report on China’s military power, that buildup is coming of age: the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has ramped up not only its land army but also its...

CNBC 27 June 2018   China is looking to strengthen defense engagement with African countries, adding to its economic and commercial profile on the...

 The Japan Times 12 June 2018 I wrote a column recently about how a longstanding assumption of America’s China policy — that economic integration...

The Japan Times April 24 2018 In March, the Center for Global Development, a U.S. think tank based in Washington, published a fascinating report. It claimed...

The Indian Express 14 July 2017 Written by Shubhajit Roy A photo released by China’s Xinhua News Agency on Tuesday shows a ship carrying Chinese military...

alarab.co.uk 5 March 2017 An Inevitable Power Is Gathering In The Form Of Fleets and Bases Yaha Aredi (in Geneva)  Published 05/03/2017   China appears...