Asia Pacific In China, Xi Jinping's anticorruption drive snares a tiger

Once seen as untouchable, Zhou Yongkang, a former Politburo security czar, is under investigation. President Xi's far-reaching anticorruption drive is targeting political opponents and sending an uncompromising message to the rank and file.

By , Staff Writer

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Dropping the biggest bombshell to date in Chinese President Xi Jinping’s anticorruption campaign, the ruling Communist Party announced Tuesday that one of its most senior elder statesmen is being investigated for suspected “serious disciplinary violation.”