China goes big on national security in 2015

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Xinhua- 5/26/2015 (Beijing)

China issued its 2015 White Paper on National Defense today saying the country will adhere to an ‘active’ defense strategy and effectively deter threats to better protect its national interests. The document also goes into detail on China’s military capabilities. CCTV’s Han Bin filed this report.

China goes big on national security in 2015

China goes big on national security in 2015

China issued its 2015 White Paper on national defense. It says the country will adhere to an active defense strategy, to effectively deter threats and better protect its national interests. The document also lays out the developing trend of its military capabilities.

More details:

  • China says in the 2015 White Paper that the country’s military has increased regular ‘blue water’ missions and has become more active in international security cooperation.
  • The report explains components of the Chinese Army’s Active Defense Policy and the impact on the ever changing role of the armed forces under a ‘new security environment’.
  • Chinese leaders believe China faces complex and diverse security challenges in protecting its sovereignty.