Chinese President Xi Jinping boards a 99A tank during an inspection of a division of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) army in the Central Theatre Command on January 3, 2018. Photo: Xinhua Chinese President Xi Jinping boards a 99A tank during an inspection of a division of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) army in the Central Theatre Command on January 3, 2018. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping boards a 99A tank during an inspection of a division of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) army in the Central Theatre Command on January 3, 2018. Photo: Xinhua

China military reforms help to ensure political security

With the People’s Armed Police now falling under only the Central Military Commission, the party has absolute control of the armed forces

Topic |   China’s military
Chinese President Xi Jinping boards a 99A tank during an inspection of a division of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) army in the Central Theatre Command on January 3, 2018. Photo: Xinhua Chinese President Xi Jinping boards a 99A tank during an inspection of a division of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) army in the Central Theatre Command on January 3, 2018. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping boards a 99A tank during an inspection of a division of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) army in the Central Theatre Command on January 3, 2018. Photo: Xinhua
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