Xi Jinping Cleans House in China

With the purging of 55 'Big Tigers,' the political network of former leader Jiang Zemin has been dismantled By Matthew Robertson For the last two years, Chinese Communist Party leader Xi Jinping has been working relentlessly to dismantle the political network that had previously controlled China. That group’s power is

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China’s Fourth Plenum: A Continuation of Foreign Policy by Other Means

By Timothy R. Heath Much of the media attention surrounding China’s recently concluded Fourth Plenum decision has understandably focused on the topic of the party’s approach to law. While the fourth plenum of any Central Committee has traditionally focused on such “party building” topics, it is worth underscoring that they

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