Assassination Rumor China. Fresh Instability North Korea. @gordongchang. Arthur Waldron, University of Pennsylvania. Sung-Yoon Lee, Fletcher School, Tufts.
“Allies of Chinese President Xi Jinping are moving against a Communist organisation that is the power base of Premier Li Keqiang, in what analysts say may be a sign of faction-fighting at the top of the ruling party.
The #Communist Youth League (CYL) has long been a proving ground for young up-and-comers to demonstrate their political talent, particularly those who — unlike Xi — are not party “princelings” with the advantage of high-ranking parents….”