PLA Asserting Control of China’s Foreign Policy as JINSA Article Revealed
We had already noted that the September 23, 2010, JINSA Global Briefing by M.D. Nalapat, China Plays to Win the 21st Century’s Great Game, China has been skillfully using its ties to Pakistan’s security services to draw out the Afghanistan conflict, the ultimate goal being the weakening of America’s regional presence. Nalapat’s trenchant essay also delves into the slow take over of Beijing’s foreign policy decision making by the People’s Liberation Army. Today (Oct. 4), this phenomenon has been reported on by the Wall Street Journal in an article by correspondent Jeremy Page, China’s Army Extends Sway.