The Chinese military should spare no effort to wipe out corruption and initiate creative reforms to build a modern army capable of dealing with multiple challenges, a professor at the mainland’s leading defence university says.
Those challenges possibly include wars in the South and East China seas, he said.
In a rare online interview on the People’s Daily website coinciding with the People’s Liberation Army’s 68th anniversary on Tuesday, Senior Colonel Gong Fangbin, a professor at the PLA National Defence University, said the armed forces faced new challenges amid the rapid evolution of technology. He said the Edward Snowden case reflected the growing importance of cyberwarfare to global military competition.
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