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Rocket Force gaining power in China’s army-dominated PLA

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Rocket Force (RF) is a rising one. Recent promotion patterns show that President Xi Jinping is intentionally cultivating the RF – China’s strategic and tactical missile force – to take on a greater role in policy-making. General Wei Fenghe, a favorite of Xi, is poised to assume vice chairmanship of […]