03/17/2014 02:48 pm ET Updated May 17, 2014

Fallen Tiger, Shaken Dragon: China's Corruption Trail

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Fallen Tiger, Shaken Dragon
From Project Syndicate

Minxin Pei is a professor of government at Claremont McKenna College and a non-resident senior fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States.

Chinese President Xi Jinping is poised to cage the biggest political "tiger" -- a corrupt top official -- in the history of the People's Republic. But the imminent arrest of former internal security chief Zhou Yongkang reconfirms a profoundly worrisome fact: the Middle Kingdom remains deeply corrupt.

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