Two Sessions Conclude With Xi More in Power But With Few Answers to China’s Crises
The Chinese Communist Party held its annual meeting of the regime’s rubber-stamp legislature and top political advisory body in the first two weeks of March. By the conclusion of the Two Sessions on March 13, Party general secretary Xi Jinping had secured a third term as president of the People’s Republic of China, confirmed several
Biden’s Will to Resist China is Faltering
The Biden team seems to believe it can achieve a kind of Cool War modus vivendi with Beijing.
Xi Tightens Control, Seeks Support From the Masses Ahead of Political Showdown
Xi’s crackdowns and strengthening of Party control are driven by political necessity.
Analyzing ‘Signals’ of Wang Yang as Xi’s ‘Successor’
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After Abandoning Afghanistan, Biden Urgently Needs Clarity on Taiwan
◎ The need is even more critical after Biden’s callous and calamitous abandonment of Afghanistan in stark violation of his administration’s professed commitment to human rights and multilateralism.
The CCP’s Tutoring Crackdown and Political Risks in China
◎ Foreign investors are awakening to the risk of investing in Chinese stocks and political risks in China in general.
Biden Zigzags On China Policy
◎ There are two serious problems with the intended Biden approach toward China.
Analyzing the Sino-US Meeting in Tianjin & Trajectory of the Bilateral Relation
◎ Xi and the CCP likely believed that they could get away with an aggressive showing in Tianjin because they sensed U.S. unwillingness to confront China.
Why Didi Defied Beijing and Listed in the US
◎ Xi’s factional rivals and Party interest groups have ample reason to pressure Didi to rush its U.S. listing.
Hong Kong Lawmakers Leave Xi Jinping With a Falun Gong Dilemma
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