How We Correctly Predicted Wang Qishan as China’s Vice President

◎ To rookie and veteran observers, the fate of Wang Qishan is perhaps one of the more perplexing developments in recent CCP politics.

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Politics Watch: Decoding China’s Presidential Term Limits Change, Other Constitutional Amendments

◎ The announcement of the Second Plenum deliberations more than a month after the meeting suggests that Xi’s rivals may have voiced strong objections to the amendments.

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Politics Watch: Decoding the Third Plenum Announcement

◎ We believe that Xi held two separate plenums to discuss the adding of his “Xi Jinping Thought” to the constitution and the appointing of key state personnel because he met with stiff resistance from inside the Party.

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Personnel Watch: Decoding the Censuring of China’s Purged ‘Internet Czar’ Lu Wei

◎ The arrest of Lu Wei puts Liu Yunshan and Liu Qibao at risk.

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