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