Originally Posted by Spartacus
I agree. While any additional boots on the ground are helpful in the fight, in the long run I would prefer keeping Chinese novice troops just green.
Thats not to say that they arent getting experience fighting elsewhere...
They aren't green. There is a significant portion of them that spend time hunting on the border of the stans in the west and in Xinjiang province. They are actually quite good at rooting out islamic terror cells.