The 2012 PLA (People’s Liberation Army) conference took place at a time when the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) was making its leadership transition from Hu Jintao to Xi Jinping. The conference discussion focused on the developments in China’s national security and in the PLA during the Hu Jintao Administration from 2002 to 2012. Key observations are presented in this volume.
Vladimir Putin Photos Photos - Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin (L) attends talks with Chinese President Hu Jintao at Wanliutang of Diaoyutai State Guest house on October 14, 2009 in in Beijing, China. Putin is on a three-day trip to bolster energy and trade agreements with China and will attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Summit. - Russian PM Vladimir Putin Visits China For Talks
“A Tibetan man, identified as Jampa Yeshi, screams as he runs engulfed in flames after self-immolating at a protest in New Delhi, India, ahead of Chinese President Hu Jintao’s visit to the country Monday, March 26, 2012.” (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)