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Recruitment, Training and Education in China’s 80-year-old Military

Chapter authors from The “People” in the PLA: Recruitment, Training, and Education in China’s 80-year Old Military, co-produced by the Strategic Studies Institute of the U.S. Army War College and The National Bureau of Asian Research, will present their findings, examining the human capital of China’s military.

Representing the distinguished group of PLA experts published in this volume, presenters will analyze the quality of the PLA’s human resources, identify trends in recruitment, training, and education of conscripts and officers, and assess how these trends are likely to influence the overall effectiveness of a future PLA force.


Welcome Remarks


Rich Ellings

President, The National Bureau of Asian Research

Panel I


James Mulvenon

Director, Center for Intelligence Research and Analysis Defense Group, Inc.

Panel II

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