China court hands down guilty verdict in Bo Xilai case

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Joseph Fewsmith, College of Arts & Sciences

Popular but controversial Chinese politician Bo Xilai was sentenced to life imprisonment by a Chinese court Sunday…

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“The idea that he’d go out and really campaign for a spot at the top just defies everything we know about how Chinese politics is conducted. Xi wanted to stop Bo and anybody else from having similar thoughts.”

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