Hu Jintao

Chinese Communist Party Finalizes Politburo Stuffed with Xi Jinping ‘Minions’

Dictator Xi Jinping officially secured his expected third term as General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party and chairman of its Central Military Commission on Sunday. Xi enters these unprecedented additional years of power with a Politburo stuffed full of his loyal “minions,” as former student protest leader Wang Dan put it to Radio Free Asia (RFA) on Sunday.

New members of the Politburo Standing Committee, front to back, President Xi Jinping, Li Q