Chinese soldiers are getting too big for their tanks

February 19, 2014 6:00 PM

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Members of China’s People’s Liberation Army march in Beijing in this 2005 photo. According to a new report, they’ve since gotten taller and wider. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

The People’s Liberation Army, one of the largest armed forces in the world, has released a study on the physical welfare of its thousands of troops. The study, published in Chinese in the army’s official newspaper and reported on by the Wall Street Journal’s Josh Chin, warned that Chinese soldiers h...

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