Illustration: Brian Wang
Illustration: Brian Wang

Changing of the guard? China’s military may get a new leadership line-up

  • Four of seven members on the Central Military Commission are at or have passed the retirement age and could step down at the upcoming party congress
  • Analysts say Xi Jinping, who heads the CMC, has done the groundwork and is likely to be looking for combat experience and loyalty when making his picks

Illustration: Brian Wang
Illustration: Brian Wang
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