September 02, 2020
The Latest Target of China’s Military Reform: Reserve Forces
By Ying-Yu Lin
China’s decision to centralize command of reserve forces signals that military restructuring is still ongoing.
May 01, 2017
China Reduces and Restructures Army
By Cal Wong
China eliminates five army corps as part of a restructuring and force reduction drive.
February 15, 2017
China Reshuffles Top Military Posts
By Ying Yu Lin
Xi Jinping’s military reforms as seen from personnel reshuffle in the PLAN.
February 02, 2016
It's Official: China's Military Has 5 New Theater Commands
By Shannon Tiezzi
China scrapped its seven military regions in favor of five theater commands.
January 12, 2016
Is China's PLA Now Xi's Army?
By Bo Zhiyue
In China's most sweeping military reshuffle since the 1950s, Xi Jinping is creating an army that is loyal only to him.