ISSUE NO. 211
Issue No. 211 - Modernizing the Mainland China's National Defense and Restructuring the People's Liberation Army
by Professor Cheng-Kun Ma
The CCP Central Military Commission hold the military reform working meeting in Beijing on November 24-25, 2015. Xi Jinping, the CMC chairman, has initiated his military reform plan and highlighted the guideline of this reform on moving the PLA from an army-centric military force towards a Western-style joint command in which the different services of the PLA, including the arm...