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Minxin Pei: Xi's war on corruption could hasten Chinese Communist Party's fall

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Workers repaint the Chinese Communist Party flag on a museum wall in Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province.   © Reuters

In the two and a half years since Xi Jinping became the head of the Communist Party of China, his signature anti-corruption drive has purged some of the rot from the world's largest one-party regime. Most indicators suggest that unlike his predecessors' half-hearted efforts, Xi's fight has had a substantial impact on how Chinese officials behave, at least for now.

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