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15 April 2013

China’s 2013 Defense White Paper (“The Diversified Employment of China’s Armed Forces”/“中国武装力量的多样化运用”) Just Released

Here’s my initial read:
As its name implies, this latest PRC Defense White Paper provides an overall survey not only of further development of core PLA capabilities, but also of an array of secondary roles and missions that is broadening in nature and geographic scope.
In terms of specific data points, it is interesting that personnel figures […]

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