China’s ‘Missing’ Defense Minister Reportedly Under Investigation

Juliet Song
By Juliet Song
September 16, 2023China in Focusshare

China’s “missing” defense minister is reportedly being investigated for corruption and may face removal.

The news follows Beijing’s unexplained replacement of its foreign minister and a reshuffling within China’s nuclear missile unit.

No word yet on these former officials’ whereabouts from Beijing.

How will the top-tier purges affect China’s military decision-making?

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