China's Military in Transition

The rapid modernization of China’s military capabilities is already changing regional power balances and driving changes to the strategies, postures, and investments of militaries throughout the Asia-Pacific. NBR experts provide rigorous analysis on all aspects of China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA)—its growing capabilities and advancing missions, the PLA’s leadership and organization, important issues in civil-military relations, and the challenges and opportunities facing the People’s Liberation Army as it seeks to establish China as Asia’s preeminent military power.