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Mr. Travis Tanner is a Senior Project Director and Director of the Pyle Center for Northeast Asian Studies at the National Bureau of Asian Research. Mr. Tanner’s interests and expertise include Northeast Asian regional security, China’s economy and foreign affairs, and Taiwan politics. Prior to joining NBR, he was Deputy Director and Assistant Director of the Chinese Studies Program at The Nixon Center. He also worked as a research assistant at the Institute for International Economics in Washington, DC. Mr. Tanner graduated from both the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and the Hopkins-Nanjing Center in Nanjing, China, earning an M.A. in international relations. He received his B.A. from the University of Utah in Chinese language and literature.
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Edited by Mr. Roy Kamphausen, Dr. David Lai, Mr. Travis Tanner.
The papers presented in this latest volume in a series on the PLA are a timely and critical look at an evolving and expanding Chinese military and provide context for the changes we may see as the PLA continues to modernize.
Edited by Mr. Roy Kamphausen, Dr. Andrew Scobell, Mr. Travis Tanner.
On September 28, 2007, under the joint leadership of the U.S. Army War College’s Strategic Studies Institute and NBR’s Pyle Center for Northeast Asian Studies, approximately 70 leading experts on the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) convened at Carlisle Barracks, PA, for a 2-day discussion on the Chinese military’s human infrastructure. Presentations and discussions focused on identifying trends in PLA recruitment, education, training, personnel management, and demographics.