President Xi is “in some ways” according to this article at the NY Review of Books–excerpts: Who Is Xi? Andrew J. Nathan May 12, 2016 Issue Xi Zhongxun zhuan [Biography of Xi Zhon… 10 more words
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The Chinese leader’s plan to revamp the armed forces, a milestone in the nation’s emergence from isolationism, faces hurdles at home
By Jeremy Page
BEIJING—China’s stock market was swooning. 2,156 more words
China’s most powerful leader President Xi has assumed a more direct control over the military with the new title of Commander-in-Chief of its Joint Operations Command Center, reports have confirmed. 601 more words
On the last day of MRRF, the guys from Lulzbot were printing a vase with some clear Taulman t-glase on their TAZ 6 prototype. It was probably the third or fourth one they had printed, but I was compelled to go over there because they were painting the filament with a blue Sharpie right before it went into the extruder. 226 more words
While understanding the details of Xi’s reforms is critical to assessing the direction of PLA modernisation going forward, it is also necessary to consider the broader implications of Xi’s apparent relationship with the military.