China’s People’s Armed Police will fall under the sole command of the Central Military Commission, chaired by President Xi jinping. Photo: AFP

Why China’s armed police will now only take orders from Xi and his generals

Changes to the PAP’s command structure are meant to stop local authorities using paramilitary personnel against the leadership in Beijing, observers say

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China’s People’s Armed Police will fall under the sole command of the Central Military Commission, chaired by President Xi jinping. Photo: AFP
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