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    People's Liberation Army

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    On October 1, 1949, Mao Zedong proclaimed the creation of the People’s Republic of China. China followed the Soviet model of government from 1949 to 1959, but the Soviet model relied heavily on a large industrial population. China did not have a large industrial population (Stanton 2016). Instead, Mao made the foundation of his revolution the peasants (Marlay and Neher 1999). Mao instigated a reworking of Chinese society during his rule, as Mao strictly believed that change must be the constant and that revolutions must be continuous (Marlay and Neher). The Cultural Revolution weeded out opposition to Mao’s ideas and enforced the shedding of the “four olds”, old thoughts, old culture, old customs, and old habits through young teenagers (Marlay…

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    China's Liberation Army

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    In the recent years China has risen to become one of the largest growing world powers of the developing world. Their massive economy helped them achieve colossal strides in developing and maintaining their intense industrialization of their country. However, in recent events China has shifted some focus away from their economy to their military forces. Building up and modernizing its military might with intent on securing their interests abroad and domestically. In this paper I plan to discuss…

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    of thought regarding this practice. One is being able to operate independently give the PLA the ability to make decisions without having to confer with other agencies which allows for a more rapid response. On the other hand, without having an alternate agency working in concert, such as the CIA and the military, the room for error increases due to a lack of checks and balances. Another major different between the Chinese and the United States is the manner in which information is collected.…

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    China 's Military History and Culture Introduction The history of China was shaped by armed conflicts and wars. Especially, China’s military history can be dated back to 2200 BC and divided into the following periods that are before 1911, the period of the Republic of China and the People 's Liberation Army (PLA) (Graff & Higham, 2012). Noteworthy, most of the imperial dynasties in China were established from successful battles. However, the great peasant rebellion and the collapse of the…

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    “He had a way of touching your elbow or shoulder, upping his chin with a slight jerk and crowding into his eye such a warmth of blessing… he made you feel you’d contributed a boon to the whole human race” (“Douglas MacArthur” 1). MacArthur came from a background of a strict military upbringing. His father and grandfather were both generals and being raised on a military base MacArthur was destined to be a part of the United States military. His life was shaped and structured, but he had a…

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    Today’s China is different from the past. It already has better army, navy, air force and weapons. For example, in the World War 2 , many countries had their own tank, battleship, aircraft and aircraft carry,but China only could borrow them from another country which already had such advanced technology. In China, they joined the war without any advanced machines. Nowadays, China is different from the rest, they already have their own army, navy and air force. They can make their own tank,…

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    China Threat Analysis

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    Its economic growth has been exceptionally fast with expeditious rates of gross domestic product growth . Alongside its economy, it is conjointly a major political and military force. China’s expanding military power and security had been fuelled by acquisition of advanced foreign weapons, continued high rates of investment in its domestic defence and technology industries, and armed forces reforms. The People’s Liberation Army of China has transformed from a mass army to one that is capable of…

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    Serial Killer Scenarios

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    stayed only in certain areas. In China, child kidnappings are old news, about one hundred and ninety disappear every day, mostly, and it is believe, to trafficking gangs, though no one really has an idea how many simply fall prey to independent, transient abductors (Johnson, 2013). The victims’ families are usually poor, in rural areas, where their family is always overworking, or the uninterested police forces, which showed in this case, can show what very little parents can do for a missing…

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    Kuomintang (KMT). The KMT controlled most of China, primarily in the urban areas, while the CCP controlled small, rural areas. By the 1928, the KMT nationalized China and the CCP was expelled, however the party lately returned on November 1, 1931 when it proclaimed the Jiangxi providence as the Chinese Soviet Republic. The army of the Republic of China went to destroy the Communist army in 1934, however, the army failed but caused the CCP to flee northward in the Long March. Also in 1931, the…

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    Deng Xiaoping Summary

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    They were enacted in hope of saving China’s economy, following the death of Mao Zedong. These reforms stressed economic self-reliance. They wanted China to have a sense of stability in their economy, while being independent at the same time. The Four Modernizations were designed to make China an economic power by the early 21st century. China was, in fact, able to hurry along their economic development with the help of these reforms. China used foreign investment, a more open market, access to…

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