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Will Zhou Yongkang be Xi’s last ‘tiger’?

Will Zhou Yongkang be Xi’s last ‘tiger’?

Former security boss handed life sentence at secret trial

China: Corruption probe begins against Zhou Yongkang

China: Corruption probe begins against Zhou Yongkang

Former security chief is the most senior scalp to be claimed by Xi Jinping’s anti-graft campaign chinaworker.info It was officially announced today that former security chief Zhou Yongkang is under investigation for “serious disciplinary violations” – CCP-speak for corruption. The announcement has been expected for a long time, with news […]

What’s behind Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption drive?

What’s behind Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption drive?

Pending case against former security czar Zhou Yongkang risks dangerous splits in CCP Editorial from Socialist《社会主义者》magazine (issue 26) As Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign gathers momentum it is clear the power struggle within China’s ruling elite is entering a danger zone. Anti-corruption campaigns are a requisite feature of regime successions in […]

Zhou Yongkang: Has Xi caught a ‘tiger’?

Zhou Yongkang: Has Xi caught a ‘tiger’?

Politically explosive investigation of former security czar marks a new phase of internal power struggle Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info According to international media reports, including articles by Reuters and The New York Times, former Politburo Standing Committee member Zhou Yongkang and members of his immediate family and household staff are now […]