China's Defense Spending Is Larger Than It Looks

China's Defense Spending Is Larger Than It Looks
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik

An early lesson emerging from China's handling of the COVID-19 emergency is that Beijing still manipulates data to fit its desired narrative. This has long been the case in China's defense budget, where the party-government omits and withholds data to project a non-threatening image of its People's Liberation Army. However, there are ways to cut through some of the mangled information.

 

 

Read Full Article »


Comment
Show comments Hide Comments


Related Articles