The Battle at Zhongnanhai

Lee, Nathan
July 2014
Chinascope;Jul/Aug2014, Issue 70, p6
The article focuses on the very public conflict between China's current top leader Xi Jinping and a former top leader, Jiang Zemin, which breaks the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) long tradition of confining their operations and in-fighting privately. Topics covered include a brief review of the history of CCP, particularly its five generations of leadership, a planned a coup to dethrone Xi in 2010, and the motivation behind Jiang's faction to attempt a coup.


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