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originally posted by: circuitsports
a reply to: Xcathdra
Let's just bring back iPhone production to the us and see how cocky these people are then.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's military said on Sunday it must be governed by the ruling Communist Party and not succumb to "liberal" voices who wish to challenge the party's control.
President Xi Jinping has repeatedly reminded the military to be loyal to the party, as he also steps up efforts to modernize forces that are projecting power across the disputed waters of the East and South China Seas, though it has not fought a war in decades.
In a front-page editorial, the official People's Liberation Army Daily said that "enemy forces" were trying to infiltrate the ranks to push for the "de-politicisation" of the military and remove the party's leadership role.
With a changing society, younger officers are now entering the forces who lack a proper understanding of the party's role and its discipline requirements, the newspaper added.
originally posted by: Xcathdra
a reply to: dragonridr
Sure.. The majority of younger Chinese view N. Korea as a waste of Chinese resources and want nothing to do with that alliance.
In this instance China attempted economic reforms based somewhat on the Capitalist model. That in turn gave citizens a taste of something the Communist government could not control, although they thought and still think they can.
The Chinese government doesn't represent the people and I doubt the Chinese government will roll over and give into citizen demands for change. The Chinese government is going to protect themselves to remain in power.