Hu Jintao as China's Emerging National Security Leader

Published in: Civil-Military Change in China: Elites, Institutes, and Ideas After the 16th Party Congress / Edited By Andrew Scobell, Larry Wortzel (Carlisle, PA: Strategic Studies Institute, Army War College, 2004), Chapter 3, p. 49-76

Posted on RAND.org on January 01, 2004

by Murray Scot Tanner

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This chapter assesses Hu Jintao's emergence as a "national security leader" and explores his effectiveness at consolidation of his leadership and articulating his vision of China's national security.

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