◎ Since the start of the year, a total of 14 provincial discipline inspection chiefs and 12 discipline inspection team leaders have been replaced.
◎ The elevation of Qin Tian to deputy commander of the People’s Armed Police signals the further decline of the Jiang faction’s influence.
◎ Tens of thousands of residents in Renshou County in Meishan City, Sichuan Province took to the streets for several nights starting Sept. 21.
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◎ Zhang Xiaoming’s promotion might seem like he has the approval of Xi Jinping, but the reality is quite different.
◎ Several names have been raised as Zhou’s possible successor.
◎ America has in recent decades been handling North Korea very carefully out of concern that China would intervene in the event of a conflict.
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◎ We have reason to believe that Xi had foiled a coup by former CCP leader Jiang Zemin and his influential faction.
Wang Qishan, the Chinese Communist Party’s anti-corruption chief, has recently been busy meeting high-profile foreign guests. Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist and Breitbart head, flew to Beijing from Hong Kong for a private meeting with Wang, according to the Financial Times (FT). The meeting took place after
◎ The factional deathmatch between Xi and Jiang is now entering a crucial phase.
◎ Xi still faces resistance and sabotage from many Jiang faction loyalists in the military.