A Young Turk in China’s Establishment: The military writings of Liu Yazhou – Alfred Chan

From the Jamestown Foundation’s China Brief:

Liu Yazhou, a 53 year-old PLA general, erstwhile novelist, and rising political star, has published a series of frequent and provocative essays in China over the last few years to considerable acclaim”and controversy. In a regime where political expression is strictly limited, and where discussion of political issues may be construed as “revealing state secrets,” for someone to speak with establishment credentials and without censorship can be a startling indication of policy discussion and change.

For more on Liu’s writing, see CICUS.

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