The policy of reducing all cases of COVID to zero is being aggressively pursued in China through severe lockdowns, daily testing and quarantine camps. Given the impossibility of preventing the spread of a disease that most of the world has accepted as endemic, we ask why this policy persists. Is it through incompetence or an attempt to “save face”? Is it a tactic to punish Xi’s political enemies? Is it a way of preparing the nation for war? or perhaps all three? Find out in this episode of China Watch Radio.