The Xiangshan Forum in Beijing says it is trying to give younger voices in the security world a way to be heard. Photo: AP

Chinese military on youth offensive at security forum

  • Next generation of leaders of armed forces given Xiangshan platform to air their views
  • But new perspectives from China are few and far between, according to one delegate
Topic |   China military

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The Xiangshan Forum in Beijing says it is trying to give younger voices in the security world a way to be heard. Photo: AP
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Defence Minister Wei Fenghe delivers his speech at the Xiangshan Forum on Monday. Photo: Reuters

US is instigating colour revolutions, China’s Defence Minister Wei Fenghe says

  • Washington uses ‘big sticks’ such as sanctions to bully countries, he says, days after US’ Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act moved closer to becoming law
  • But Wei’s speech is less hawkish than one he made at the same security forum last year
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Defence Minister Wei Fenghe delivers his speech at the Xiangshan Forum on Monday. Photo: Reuters
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