China"s Military, The PLA in Transition
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Published by South Asia Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Asia - China

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9092501M
ISBN 108186019189
ISBN 109788186019184

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China's Military in Transition is the most comprehensive study of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) ever published. Drawing upon a broad range of documentary sources and interviews, many of the world's leading specialists on the Chinese military provide in-depth and expert analyses of China's military modernization program. Publisher: IDSA and Knowledge World ISBN: Part I considers the political and military transitions in China during and their implications for Chinese civil-military relations and U.S. foreign and defense policy. Part II examines the impact of growing nationalism on Chinese politics and the People's Liberation Army (PLA). Part I considers the political and military transitions in China during and their implications for Chinese civil-military relations and U.S. foreign and defense policy. Part II examines the impact of growing nationalism on Chinese politics and the People's Liberation Army (PLA).Cited by:

  Cliff’s new book, China’s Military Power: Accessing Current and Future Capabilities, played a crucial organizing role. Discussants opened by recognizing that the PLA was definitely getting more attention in recent months, from parades to testing prominent weapon systems to annual double-digit percentile increases in spending.   Book Description This book provides a comprehensive assessment of China's military capabilities in and , with projections for Recognizing that military power encompasses more than weaponry, it develops an original empirical framework for measuring militaries that also includes doctrine, training, and organizational by: 5. In , Michael Pillsbury, an expert on China who has worked with every US president since Nixon and has, he writes, “arguably had more access to China’s military and intelligence. The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) is the armed forces of the People's Republic of China (PRC) and of its founding and ruling political party, the Communist Party of China (CPC). The PLA consists of five professional service branches: the Ground Force, Navy, Air Force, Rocket Force, and the Strategic Support d: 1 August (Nanchang uprising).

China's Military in Transition is the most comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the Chinese military ever published. It contains fourteen chapters by many of the world's leading experts of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA), and offers numerous insights into how China's military modernization will affect the balance of global power in the twenty-first century. This book includes a collection of revised and updated papers prepared originally for an October conference entitled The PLA and Chinese Society in Transition, which was sponsored by the. Chapter Eleven The PLA and the Taiwan Issue. Cynthia A. Watson. The People's Republic of China (PRC) and the People's Liberation Army (PLA) both can expect wide-ranging changes under the 16th. The PLA’s long-standing embodiment of a ‘green’ military—one overwhelmingly oriented toward the conduct of large-scale ground combat—means it lacks the ability to operate as a nimble joint force (a ‘purple’ military) capable of meeting contemporary security : Nick Lyall.