Chinese President Xi Jinping has rolled out a massive overhaul of the military. Photo: AFP

Why Xi Jinping is once again letting China’s military have a direct link to local authorities

Officers from the armed forces are resuming seats on local Communist Party standing committees, signalling a big shift in confidence at the top

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Chinese President Xi Jinping has rolled out a massive overhaul of the military. Photo: AFP
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