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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 Senior General to Face Military Prosecution on Suspicion of Bribery
January 10, 2018
China’s Senior General to Face Military Prosecution on Suspicion of Bribery
Fang Fenghui had accompanied Chinese President Xi Jinping to Florida and met U.S. President Donald Trump last year.
China’s Senior General to Face Military Prosecution on Suspicion of Bribery
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
Chinese Senior General Commits Suicide Under Corruption Investigation
November 29, 2017
Chinese Senior General Commits Suicide Under Corruption Investigation
A Chinese military newspaper criticized him for ending his life “in such a shameful way.”
Chinese Senior General Commits Suicide Under Corruption Investigation
Why China’s Central Military Commission Got Downsized
November 15, 2017
Why China’s Central Military Commission Got Downsized
The move helps Xi consolidate control over the military while avoiding a major backlash.
Why China’s Central Military Commission Got Downsized
Chinese President Demands 'Absolute Loyalty' From Military
November 07, 2017
Chinese President Demands 'Absolute Loyalty' From Military
Xi Jinping actively enhances his power in the military by emphasizing the CMC Chairman Responsibility System.
Chinese President Demands 'Absolute Loyalty' From Military
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
The True Crimes of Chinese PLA General Guo Boxiong
June 15, 2016
The True Crimes of Chinese PLA General Guo Boxiong
Chinese PLA Gen. Guo Boxiong and colleague Gen. Xu Caihou are most guilty of being politically incorrect.
The True Crimes of Chinese PLA General Guo Boxiong
Xi Jinping's PLA Ambitions: Why Guo Boxiong Had to Go
April 07, 2016
Xi Jinping's PLA Ambitions: Why Guo Boxiong Had to Go
Guo Boxiong is the latest PLA 'tiger' to fall to Xi's anti-corruption campaign.
Xi Jinping's PLA Ambitions: Why Guo Boxiong Had to Go
China’s Military Parade, Civil-Military Relations and Army Unity
September 22, 2015
China’s Military Parade, Civil-Military Relations and Army Unity
The presence of generals in the formations was designed to send a message.
China’s Military Parade, Civil-Military Relations and Army Unity
China Celebrates Its Olympic Victory
July 31, 2015
China Celebrates Its Olympic Victory
Plus, anti-corruption continues, Chinese loggers freed, and the "why" of China's island-building. Friday China links.
China Celebrates Its Olympic Victory
Guo Boxiong, Jiang Zemin, and the Corruption of the Chinese Military
July 31, 2015
Guo Boxiong, Jiang Zemin, and the Corruption of the Chinese Military
If two of the most powerful military leaders in the past 16 years are corrupt, who in the Chinese military is not?
Guo Boxiong, Jiang Zemin, and the Corruption of the Chinese Military
With Latest Ouster, China Steps Up Fight Against Military Corruption
July 31, 2015
With Latest Ouster, China Steps Up Fight Against Military Corruption
After months of speculation, General Guo Boxiong has been officially expelled from the CCP.
With Latest Ouster, China Steps Up Fight Against Military Corruption
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