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Willy Lam: People’s Liberation Army (PLA) generals’ influence on China’s diplomacy

Willy Lam wrote an article where he shared his insights on People’s Liberation Army (PLA) generals’ influence on China’s diplomacy. Military personnel largely exert influence on foreign and national security policies in two ways. The first is through junshi waijiao (“military diplomacy”), meaning officers in China’s labyrinthine defense establishment actively engage in activities ranging from […]