◎ Xi is likely seeking to strengthen his control over the military in a crucial period.
◎ Qiu Shuiping, former chief justice of the high court in Shanxi, was appointed Party secretary of Peking University.
◎ Xi’s policies and personnel changes have combined to curb the PLAC’s authority and weaken its influence.
◎ There are two reasons why the Xi administration appears to be motivated to open up China’s economy.
◎ Xi’s authority over the military is not stable.
◎ The People’s Armed Police reforms lack the flash of Xi’s more eye-catching moves to consolidate control.
◎ Reciprocity in cultural exchanges would help to resolve the national security threat posed by the CCP and keep Beijing on the back foot in the long run.
◎ We believe that Fu Zhenghua’s promotion doesn’t guarantee his safety.
◎ On March 21, Chinese state media published the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) plan for reforming its Party and state institutions.