China’s Xi Jinping Demands Army Should Be Ready ‘To Win Regional War’ – 23 August 2014

RT logoChinese President Xi Jinping is reportedly reshuffling the country’s top brass and calling on Beijing’s army chiefs to improve troops’ combat readiness so that they are able to “win a regional war.”

The headquarters of all PLA (People’s Liberation Army) forces should improve their combat readiness and sharpen their ability to win a regional war in the age of information technology,” Xi said at a meeting with the country’s military elite, China’s official Xinhua news agency reported.

In an attempt to speed up the army’s reform, Xi is promoting two People’s Liberation Army (PLA) generals close to him, the South China Morning Post reported Monday.

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