China’s exploitation of national security concerns to shield its technology companies from foreign competition has shifted the global competitive landscape. American companies, hindered by China’s Great Firewall and restrictive trade policies, are limited in their ability to compete fairly in the market. Behind this protection, Chinese Internet and technology giants ...

In his November 2012 address to the Politburo Standing Committee, Chinese President Xi Jinping promised to rid the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) of corruption, vowing to capture both the ‘tigers’ and the ‘flies.’  He has since implemented what is considered the farthest-reaching anti-corruption campaign in the modern history of the ...

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: ...

Under President and Communist Party General Secretary Xi Jinping, China is engaged in either a multi-year campaign to reduce corruption, or a purge of Xi’s political opponents, or both. While the goals of the campaign are unclear, the intensity is not – very senior Party cadres have been targeted. As ...

President Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign is roiling China.  Here are the top five things you need to know: 1.  It’s Not an Anti-Corruption Campaign Xi Jinping has vowed to end corruption and jail both high- and low-level officials, “tigers” and “flies” in Communist Party lingo.  That, however is not what he ...