◎ Xi’s policies and personnel changes have combined to curb the PLAC’s authority and weaken its influence.
◎ We believe that Fu Zhenghua’s promotion doesn’t guarantee his safety.
◎ To rookie and veteran observers, the fate of Wang Qishan is perhaps one of the more perplexing developments in recent CCP politics.
◎ Chen Min’er’s remarks at the Two Sessions shows that the factional struggle inside the CCP is still very intense.
◎ Ding Xuexiang recently made statements that confirm the intensity of the ongoing CCP factional struggle.
◎ We believe that the answer to why Xi removed term limits for the Chinese presidency can be found in an analysis of CCP factional struggle.