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Hu Jintao to Remain Commander-in-Chief After Leaving Chinese Presidency

China has reshuffled its military top brass in a move analysts said Monday was probably aimed at ensuring President Hu Jintao remains commander-in-chief of the military after a 10-yearly leadership change.

At a top Communist Party meeting Sunday, Hu oversaw the promotion of Generals Fan Changlong and Xu Qiliang as vice chairmen of the powerful 12-member Central Military Commission (CMC), Xinhua news agency said.

Source: Khaleej Times. Read full article. (link)

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