China Leadership Monitor

Promoting “Young Guards”:
 The Recent High Turnover in the PLA Leadership (Part III: Personal and Political)

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016
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The bold moves toward reform of China’s military will have profound implications not only for Xi Jinping’s political standing in the lead-up to the next leadership turnover in 2017, but also for the development of civilian-military relations in the country and for the trajectory of China’s military modernization. The third installment in this series focuses on personnel changes that have occurred during the early phase of military reform.

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Promoting “Young Guards”: The Recent High Turnover in the PLA Leadership (Part III: Personal and Political)

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