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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 Implications of China’s Military Reforms
March 07, 2016
The Implications of China’s Military Reforms
What does China hope to achieve with the current round of military reforms?
The Implications of China’s Military Reforms
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
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
Were China's Corrupt Officials Plotting a Coup?
April 13, 2015
Were China's Corrupt Officials Plotting a Coup?
Rumors of a new "Gang of Four" in China are not based on solid evidence.
Were China's Corrupt Officials Plotting a Coup?
The Rise and Fall of Xu Caihou, China's Corrupt General
March 18, 2015
The Rise and Fall of Xu Caihou, China's Corrupt General
How Xu Caihou rose from nothing to the pinnacles of CCP power -- and then lost everything.
The Rise and Fall of Xu Caihou, China's Corrupt General
Former Chinese General's Death Means No Military Show Trial - For Now
March 16, 2015
Former Chinese General's Death Means No Military Show Trial - For Now
Former PLA general Xu Caihou has passed away, ending the legal case against him.
Former Chinese General's Death Means No Military Show Trial - For Now
China’s PLA Crackdown Gathers Steam
March 04, 2015
China’s PLA Crackdown Gathers Steam
The PLA releases a list of 14 generals under investigation for corruption, signalling a sea change.
China’s PLA Crackdown Gathers Steam
The Downfall of Ling Jihua and the New Norm of Chinese Politics
December 24, 2014
The Downfall of Ling Jihua and the New Norm of Chinese Politics
Ling Jihua's fall indicates the new normal in Chinese politics: No one is safe.
The Downfall of Ling Jihua and the New Norm of Chinese Politics
China: Former PLA General Confesses to Taking 'Extremely Large' Bribes
October 28, 2014
China: Former PLA General Confesses to Taking 'Extremely Large' Bribes
Xu's trial will serve as a symbol for the "rule of law" over China's military.
China: Former PLA General Confesses to Taking 'Extremely Large' Bribes
Xi Jinping's Next Tiger Hunt
August 01, 2014
Xi Jinping's Next Tiger Hunt
After Zhou Yongkang, the anti-corruption campaign aims at the PLA and Shanghai -- two power bases for Jiang Zemin.
Xi Jinping's Next Tiger Hunt
Xi Aims His Anti-Corruption Campaign at the PLA
July 02, 2014
Xi Aims His Anti-Corruption Campaign at the PLA
Xu Caihou is the highest-ranking military official to be taken down for corruption since the Deng Xiaoping era.
Xi Aims His Anti-Corruption Campaign at the PLA
PLA General Charged With Embezzlement, Bribery
April 02, 2014
PLA General Charged With Embezzlement, Bribery
After a two year investigation, Lt. Gen. Gu Junshan has been formally charged with corruption.
PLA General Charged With Embezzlement, Bribery
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