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China’s special forces need to extend overseas reach to safeguard interests, military mouthpiece says | South China Morning Post

China’s special forces need to extend overseas reach to safeguard interests, military mouthpiece says | South China Morning Post

China’s special forces should take a greater role in protecting ­national overseas interests, ­including energy sources and their supply lines, and play a ­bigger role in counterterrorism operations, the military’s mouthpiece said yesterday.

The special forces were gradually becoming the main military instrument to deal with security, a PLA Daily commentary said.

Source: China’s special forces need to extend overseas reach to safeguard interests, military mouthpiece says | South China Morning Post