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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

China’s ‘naked officials’ are targets of crackdown

The communist party’s anti-corruption watchdog – the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) – has vowed, once again, to hunt corrupt officials who flee the country and to scrutinize “naked officials” in a drive to crack down on top-level corruption.… Continue Reading

China strike teams find sleaze . . . everywhere

Four months ago, China’s anti-corruption czar Wang Qishan sent ten team across the country on surprise inspections. They uncovered graft nearly everywhere they went.

They found corruption in Chongqing, Inner Mongolia, Jiangxi, Hubei and Guizhou.… Continue Reading

China’s leadership transition and its impact on anti-corruption enforcement

Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan, Secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, holds the autographed basketball given to him by President Barack Obama in 2009 (Photo by Pete Souza-The White House)China’s new slate of leaders have been announced — the seven members of the Standing Committee of the Politburo, the highest-ranking body in the Communist Party (and therefore the country).… Continue Reading