A flurry of reports have recently highlighted the rapid modernisation of China’s military and its growing capabilities - both long range and in cyberspace. But many analysts point out that the Chinese army still lags behind other major military powers in many aspects. Rampant corruption, particularly, paints a grim picture, says GIS guest expert Dr Nicola Casarini. Corruption is so deep-seated that, if left unresolved, it is the biggest threat to China’s military power.

<i>There have been a number of reports and news items in the past few months pointing to the rapid modernisation of China’s military and its growing capabilities. At the same time, the majority of analysts seem ...

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Dr. Nicola Casarini
In 2015, the Chinese defence budget will rise by 10.1 per cent from 2014, to roughly US$141.6 billion. In 1997, the official total budget stood at US$10 billion
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