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The Expected and Unexpected of China's Government Appointments
March 19, 2018
The Expected and Unexpected of China's Government Appointments
Wang Qishan, Yang Xiaodu, and the prospects for  the next phase of China’s anti-corruption campaign.
The Expected and Unexpected of China's Government Appointments
China’s Military Backs Proposed Constitutional Amendments
March 02, 2018
China’s Military Backs Proposed Constitutional Amendments
The military comes out in support of the changes, which would allow Xi to hold the presidency indefinitely.
China’s Military Backs Proposed Constitutional Amendments
Chinese Government Takes Over Anbang; Founder Faces Prosecution
February 23, 2018
Chinese Government Takes Over Anbang; Founder Faces Prosecution
The Chinese insurance conglomerate that purchased the Waldorf hotel is floundering.
Chinese Government Takes Over Anbang; Founder Faces Prosecution
China's Former Internet Czar Lu Wei: A ‘Shameless,’ ‘Extremely Disloyal,’ ‘Double-faced Man’?
February 14, 2018
China's Former Internet Czar Lu Wei: A ‘Shameless,’ ‘Extremely Disloyal,’ ‘Double-faced Man’?
Lu Wei has been expelled from the Chinese Communist Party, dismissed from public office, and publicly shamed by media.
China's Former Internet Czar Lu Wei: A ‘Shameless,’ ‘Extremely Disloyal,’ ‘Double-faced Man’?
Sun Zhengcai Charged With Bribery
February 13, 2018
Sun Zhengcai Charged With Bribery
The indictment shows that Sun had been taking advantage of his posts to seek profits for years.
Sun Zhengcai Charged With Bribery
The Ideology Behind China’s Fast-Changing Military
January 24, 2018
The Ideology Behind China’s Fast-Changing Military
Understanding the motivations behind reforms helps us project what's next for the PLA.
The Ideology Behind China’s Fast-Changing Military
Chinese Communist Party to 'Resolutely' Exclude 'Janus-Faced' Members
January 16, 2018
Chinese Communist Party to 'Resolutely' Exclude 'Janus-Faced' Members
The CCDI vows to safeguard Xi Jinping's core status and exclude disloyal and dishonest Party members.
Chinese Communist Party to 'Resolutely' Exclude 'Janus-Faced' Members
Why General Fang Fenghui Was Purged
January 14, 2018
Why General Fang Fenghui Was Purged
Fang, the former chief of joint staff, has close ties to disgraced top generals who are accused of attempting a coup.
Why General Fang Fenghui Was Purged
China’s Anti-Graft Campaign: 527,000 People Punished in 2017
January 12, 2018
China’s Anti-Graft Campaign: 527,000 People Punished in 2017
Xi Jinping continues to focus on loyalty above honesty, however.
China’s Anti-Graft Campaign: 527,000 People Punished in 2017
The Mysterious Death of a Chinese General
December 28, 2017
The Mysterious Death of a Chinese General
What Zhang Yang’s suicide reveals about Xi Jinping’s political situation.
The Mysterious Death of a Chinese General
Where Is China's Corruption Crackdown?
July 21, 2017
Where Is China's Corruption Crackdown?
The campaign continues despite a somewhat rocky road.
Where Is China's Corruption Crackdown?
What's the End Game for Xi Jinping's Political Moves?
February 02, 2017
What's the End Game for Xi Jinping's Political Moves?
What political maneuvering does Xi Jinping have planned ahead of the next Party Congress?
What's the End Game for Xi Jinping's Political Moves?
The Pitfalls of Law Enforcement Cooperation With China
January 21, 2017
The Pitfalls of Law Enforcement Cooperation With China
Europe's police and judicial cooperation with China raises difficult questions, especially with regard to extradition.
The Pitfalls of Law Enforcement Cooperation With China
Can China Finally Solve Its Corruption Problem?
October 29, 2016
Can China Finally Solve Its Corruption Problem?
The Party's sixth plenum was an attempt to do just that.
Can China Finally Solve Its Corruption Problem?
How China's Anti-Corruption Intersects With the South China Sea
August 02, 2016
How China's Anti-Corruption Intersects With the South China Sea
Xi Jinping has tightened his control over every sector of China. Now, what will he do with that power?
How China's Anti-Corruption Intersects With the South China Sea
Chinese Ex-General Gets Life in Prison for Corruption
July 27, 2016
Chinese Ex-General Gets Life in Prison for Corruption
Guo Boxiong's conviction is the latest reminder that Xi Jinping's anti-corruption campaign is going strong.
Chinese Ex-General Gets Life in Prison for Corruption
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