The Takshashila PLA Insight: Special Edition: China’s National Day Grand Military Parade

The PRC celebrated its 70th anniversary today, with much pomp and pageantry in Beijing. President Xi Jinping delivered a brief and rather underwhelming speech, emphasising the unity, development and strength of the PRC. “There is no force that can shake the foundation of this great nation. Socialist China is standing in front of the world. No force can stop the Chinese people and the Chinese nation forging ahead,” he said. Xi also mentioned the importance of the “one country two systems” formulation and the policy of “peaceful reunification.”

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