“I also tasked the military services to make the People’s Liberation Army the pacing threat in our professional schools, programmes and training,” said US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper. Photo: Reuters “I also tasked the military services to make the People’s Liberation Army the pacing threat in our professional schools, programmes and training,” said US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper. Photo: Reuters
“I also tasked the military services to make the People’s Liberation Army the pacing threat in our professional schools, programmes and training,” said US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper. Photo: Reuters

US military academics to devote half of coursework to China, says defence chief

  • ‘I directed the National Defence University to refocus its curriculum by dedicating 50 per cent of the coursework to China by academic year 2021,’ says Esper
  • The top military commander also touts plan to have a naval force of 500 ships within the next 25 years

Topic |   US-China relations
“I also tasked the military services to make the People’s Liberation Army the pacing threat in our professional schools, programmes and training,” said US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper. Photo: Reuters “I also tasked the military services to make the People’s Liberation Army the pacing threat in our professional schools, programmes and training,” said US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper. Photo: Reuters
“I also tasked the military services to make the People’s Liberation Army the pacing threat in our professional schools, programmes and training,” said US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper. Photo: Reuters
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