Qin Gang Had ‘Lifestyle Issues’

Qin Gang had "lifestyle issues." Qin, the geopolitical observers among you may recall, went missing in June, just seven months after assuming the role of Chinese foreign minister. Previously, he was China's ambassador to the US. Qin's disappearance was notable. Generally speaking, top diplomats don't just fall off the radar with no explanation. True, the Biden administration did lose an F-35 this week, but it isn't likely the White House will lose Antony Blinken. People do go missing in China

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2 thoughts on “Qin Gang Had ‘Lifestyle Issues’

  1. Is all that so hard to imagine happening here? Depending on how the ’24 election goes, we may start to see disappearances and re-educations here.
    Witness a recent attempt by Federal US District Judge Brantley Starr ordering Southwest Airlines attorneys to attend “religious-liberty” training by a “christian” legal advocacy group (as H says, scare quotes intentional).

    As Ben Franklin noticed, you have a republic if you can keep it

  2. I think his fondness for the US was seen as the bigger betrayal than having an extra marital affair. My understanding is that, while the CCP is officially extremely prudish, Chinese elites are pretty “liberal” in their actual behaviour. Mistresses are common or so I am told…

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