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The Leaderboard: Wang Qishan

Who is he? Wang Qishan is head of the Central Commission for Discipline and Inspection (CCDI), the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) anti-corruption watchdog agency. Born in Qingdao in 1948, he was sent to the countryside during the Cultural Revolution. There…

The Leaderboard: Peng Jiasheng

Who is he? Peng Jiasheng, also called Phone Kyar Shin, is the leader of the Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA), a Kokang insurgent group in northern Shan State, Myanmar. The Kokang are ethnically Han Chinese. Peng began serving as…

The Leaderboard: Cory Gardner

Who is he? Cory Gardner is a Republican senator from Colorado. He defeated Democratic incumbent Mark Udall in the November 2014 midterm elections. Prior to his current position, Gardner represented Colorado’s fourth congressional district in the House of Representatives, and…