ECFR Clips: Xi’s army – reform and loyalty in the PLA

Whilst China’s defence budget this year is rising at its slowest pace since 2010, the reform of the People’s Liberation Army is in full swing

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Whilst China’s defence budget this year is rising at its slowest pace since 2010, the reform of the People’s Liberation Army is in full swing. Jérôme Doyon, ECFR Associate Fellow and editor of China Analysis, explains the key drivers to the reform, and implications for China’s defence.

You can find the publication Xi’s army: Reform and loyalty in the PLA here.