The flags of the People’s Liberation Army, China and the Communist Party are flown at Sunday’s military parade at the Zhurihe training base in Inner Mongolia. Photo: Xinhua
The flags of the People’s Liberation Army, China and the Communist Party are flown at Sunday’s military parade at the Zhurihe training base in Inner Mongolia. Photo: Xinhua

What’s driving Chinese President Xi Jinping’s military modernisation push?

World-class army seen as key component of national rejuvenation, but political power also part of the equation

Topic |   China's military
The flags of the People’s Liberation Army, China and the Communist Party are flown at Sunday’s military parade at the Zhurihe training base in Inner Mongolia. Photo: Xinhua
The flags of the People’s Liberation Army, China and the Communist Party are flown at Sunday’s military parade at the Zhurihe training base in Inner Mongolia. Photo: Xinhua
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