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Chinese Military Innovation in the AI Revolution

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army is pursuing military innovation through investment in emerging technologies.

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) anticipates that today’s advances in emerging technologies, particularly artificial intelligence, could catalyse a new military revolution. Elsa B Kania explores how, fearing surprise and seeking strategic opportunity, the PLA is actively pursuing military innovation and exploring new paradigms of military power.

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