◎ SinoInsider believes that Trump and Xi developed a good understanding during their April meeting in Florida where they had frank discussions on several crucial issues.
◎ The CCP wants China leading the global economy in 2050 and exporting its socialist vision of a “China Dream.”
◎ Presenting our forecast of which officials will make the 19th Central Committee.
◎ Xi may be preparing to seize absolute authority in the regime at the 19th Party Congress.
◎ Presenting our Politburo and expanded Politburo forecast.
◎ Liu’s remarks hint at a coup attempt against Xi Jinping, and the officials he listed are part of Jiang Zemin’s faction.
◎ We believe that Xi will emerge from the 19th Congress as a “General Secretary Plus.”
◎ If Xi is already thinking about a third term, he won’t designate a successor at the 19th Congress.
◎ Xi will flexibly interpret existing Communist Party norms to achieve two goals.
◎ North Korea may either launch a ballistic missile or carry out a nuclear test on the opening day of the Congress.
◎ Presenting our forecast for the Central Military Command reshuffle.
◎ Based on our analysis, Guo is deeply involved in the power struggle between Xi Jinping and the Jiang Zemin faction.
◎ How “Xi Jinping Thought” will eventually be phrased in the CCP constitution will be a bellwether of Xi’s political strength.
◎ Xi has spent the last five years consolidating his control over the military by instituting comprehensive reforms and reshuffling top personnel.
◎ The National Supervisory Commission is a new state anti-corruption body with jurisdiction over CCP cadres and state employees.