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Russia-Central Asia Expert Becomes China's New Military Intel Chief

The newly appointed head of intelligence in the Chinese People's Liberation Army, Major General Chen Youyi, is an expert on Russian, eastern European and Central Asian affairs. Some analysts have speculated that his appointment is the result of the PLA's concern about threats from its west, both from the province of Xinjiang but also from Central Asia, says the South China Morning Post:

Terence Yeung, an expert in eastern Europe and Central Asia at Hong Kong Baptist University, said Chen's familiarity with security and anti-terrorism issues in Central Asia, next to restive Xinjiang, could be one reason for his promotion.

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