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Xi Jinping Exploits Development of Military Technology to Control PLA

In my book Tiananmen’s Tremendous Achievements I describe Jiang Zemin exploiting the panic caused by US shocking victory in the Gulf War to modernize the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and establish his control of PLA by replacing old generation of generals ignorant of modern military technology with well-educated generals who have mastery of new military technology. 1,402 more words

'What's so funny about peace, love and understanding?' - PLA Tanks sent through Hong Kong Ahead of Occupy Central

There have been various reports, from outlets such as Coconuts, that at least 4 armored vehicles from the People’s Liberation Army of China were escorted by police across the border, through Kowloon and into the tunnels leading to Hong Kong Island. 375 more words

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India and China in Border Talks

India and China on Wednesday held talks over border management and addressing differences arising out of patrolling along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), amid reports of incursions by Chinese troops into Ladakh region. 196 more words

China Tests Hypersonic Nuclear Missile that Cannot Be Intercepted

China conducted its first successful test of hypersonic glide vehicle (HGV) on January 9, 2014.

There are only two countries in the world the US and China that have succeeded in their HGV tests. 997 more words

China Troops Enter Disputed Territory, Cross Into India -- India says

Chinese troops have advanced in recent days into disputed territory claimed by India, echoing a similar incursion last year that raised tensions between the two rival giants, official sources said Tuesday. 265 more words

Chinese military's ability to wage war eroded by graft, its generals warn

As tensions spike between China and other countries in Asia’s disputed waters, serving and retired Chinese military officers as well as state media are questioning whether China’s armed forces are too corrupt to fight and win a war. 1,109 more words