This Brief highlights the importance of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) as a political actor in its own right. However, China also has an effective system of civilian control over the armed forces, which works because they are thoroughly politicised.
In the media/comments
Nicu Popescu was quoted in an article about the crisis in Ukraine. (In Romanian)
Radio Free Europe
Florence Gaub was featured in a programme about the First World War in the Middle East.
Islam Channel TV
Thierry Tardy was quoted in the article 'Massacre de Srebrenica: la justice reconnaît la faute de l'armée néerlandaise'.
Nicu Popescu was quoted in the article 'Moldova: Moving Toward the EU'.