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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP31 Jul 2017 10:31 p.m. PST

…marches where Genghis Khan once rode.

"A military parade overseen by President Xi Jinping ­on Sunday has put the spotlight on a remote spot in Inner Mongolia.

Zhurihe – the name comes from the Mongolian term for "the heart" – houses Asia's biggest military training ground. And with the exercise, China's state media is hard at work linking the base to past martial triumphs and to Zhurihe's current role in ­preparing China's military for the ­future.

The base, covering a land area about 13 times the size of Hong Kong Island, is close to where Genghis Khan began to conquer Eurasia with his cavalry eight ­centuries ago…"
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