political security

New Details on Cases Facing Bo Family

Following the announcement last week of homicide charges against Gu Kailai, the wife of disgraced politician Bo Xilai is expected to be tried soon for the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood. The official Xinhua news...

Gu Kailai and the Rise of Elite Insecurity

Reaching back into the days of Mao, The Diplomat’s Minxin Pei ponders what the murder charges brought against Gu Kailai say about the political security of China’s top leaders: Some observers may object by saying...



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