[South China Morning Post] China 'not ready to win war' despite PLA modernization, says US report. 02/12/15
Report by Rand Corporation for Congress finds graft, poor staffing and lack of training hinders the military - and some retired generals agree.
"It said a party-ruled army could be contributing to potential risk, citing the rift between then premier Wen Jiabao and Guo Boxiong, who was vice-chairman of the PLA's supreme Central Military Commission (CMC) during the 2008's earthquake in Sichuan province."
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