◎ We believe that the CCP is suspecting that the U.S. has decided to use the Falun Gong issue against the PRC.
◎ The spotlighting of qigong at the Two Sessions is connected with the “you die, I live” factional struggle in the CCP.
◎ We identify three broad strategic lines which the CCP is pursuing to hijack the discourse on Chinese influence.
◎ Xi’s policies and personnel changes have combined to curb the PLAC’s authority and weaken its influence.
◎ The arrest of Lu Wei puts Liu Yunshan and Liu Qibao at risk.