Sorry..couldn’t help it…

· long story short

China’s Hu takes Army reins
Former President Jiang Zemin resigned his post as head of military Sunday

CSM, 9/20/04
“Jiang,…was China’s top ruler until 2002 – when he gave up his post to President Hu….Yet Jiang, still regarded as the most powerful politician,…had retained a firm grip on the Central Military Commission.
“Jiang’s half-in, half-out official status…has caused confusion and a “paralysis of policy.'”
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We really need to start with one statement so simple it could not cause any possible confusion:
Hu’s on first.