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Bo Xilai and Reform: What Will Be the Impact of His Removal?

Joseph Fewsmith

Bo Xilai and Reform: What Will Be the Impact of His Removal?

The unexpected flight of Chongqing’s Public Security head to the U.S. consulate in Chengdu in February started an unexpected sequence of events that led to the removal of Bo Xilai, the princeling head of the Chongqing party committee, and the subsequent decision to investigate him. Depending on the...