Why China’s Central Military Commission Got Downsized
By Don Tse
The move helps Xi consolidate control over the military while avoiding a major backlash.
Top Chinese Military Official Seeks More Co-op With Russia
By Shannon Tiezzi
Plus, a manhunt in Xinjiang, the China-Nepal-India triangle, and sex ed in China. Friday China links.
China Creates New Military Reform Leading Group
By Zachary Keck
President Xi Jinping now heads up another important new leading group, further cementing his grip on power.
China's Air Force: Ready For Take Off?
New appointments to the Central Military Commission suggest more influence for China’s Air Force – or not.