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China’s Military Reforms Will Centralize Command, Testing The U.S. And Its Allies

China’s Communist Party congress that opens next week is supposed to touch on the hottest issues in the giant, growing yet still largely enigmatic country. The twice-per-decade event in Beijing should give Chinese President Xi Jinping another five years as party chief and chairman of the Central Military Commission. That go-ahead would, in turn, let Xi work harder on military reforms described as the farthest reaching since Communist China was formed in 1949.

Bergdahl expected to plead guilty in desertion case Monday

Lethal roadside bomb that killed scores of U.S. troops reappears in Iraq

A roadside bomb that killed an American soldier in Iraq earlier this month was of a particularly lethal design not seen in six years, and its reappearance on the battlefield suggests that U.S. troops could again be facing a threat that bedeviled them at the height of the insurgency here, U.S. military officials said.

Bergdahl expected to plead guilty in desertion case Monday