Ian Mader

  • From left, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping, former Chinese President Jiang Zemin and former Chinese President Hu Jintao stand on top of a portrait of late chairman Mao Zedong as they attend a military parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, in Beijing Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015. (Jason Lee/Pool Photo via AP)
    China plans to downsize military by 300,000

    China's leader presided over a massive parade of tanks, missiles and troops that displayed growing military might.