China Announces Troop Cuts at WWII Parade

September 03, 2015 08:58 AM
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Chinese President Xi Jinping Thursday announced plans to cut the world's largest military force by 300,000 troops. The announcement was made during a massive military parade to commemorate victory over Japan in World War II. The event was shunned by most Western leaders and for some is raising fresh concerns about China's military ambitions. VOA's Bill Ide has more from Beijing.