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Xi removes Jiang's calligraphy at Shanghai military college

Jiang's calligraphy on a wall of a military school building in Shanghai has been replaced by Xi's.

BEIJING -- In a speech in Seattle on Sept. 22, Chinese President Xi Jinping tried to change the widely shared perception that his anti-corruption campaign is actually an attempt to purge his political rivals.

     The crackdown on corruption "has nothing to do with a power struggle," he said. "In this case there is no 'House of Cards,'" he joked, referring to the popular political drama about intrigue and treachery among power-hungry politicos in Washington.

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