90% of CCP members have relatives abroad

Someone catalog them all and make sure they pay a heavy social price if China decides to invade.

That’s been said a lot, but we really don’t know if will be an actual deterrent. We know from the Panama Papers that Xi himself has assets in the US.

The problem is:

  1. This has all been in discussion for a while and you would expect the top brassto have already found loopholes to hide money. If you are rich enough somewhere or some country will be willing to look after you. It could all be untraceable in St Kitts and Nevis

  2. All signs point to Xi being a true believer, rather than a practical person. He truly loves the party and grew up in the Cultural Revolution. You don’t know what he is willing to sacrifice for the cause