Cleaning Up the Party

By Rodney Faraon

Rodney Faraon is a former senior CIA China analyst, including two years on the President’s Daily Briefing Staff for two administrations. He was also the founding director of Global Intelligence and Risk Analysis for The Walt Disney Company.

The Cipher Brief sat down with Rodney Faraon, a partner at Crumpton Group, to get his thoughts on China’s recent corruption crackdown. The former CIA analyst weighed in on President Xi Jinping’s efforts to rid the Community Party of corruption and discussed the implications for Western companies in China. 

TCB: What is your take on Xi’s anti-corruption crackdown? At the end of the day, what do you think he is trying to achieve?

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