◎ From its establishment, Communist China has been committed to the destruction or the drastic reconstruction of the global order
◎ Pence’s message to Beijing was firm and clear: “The United States … will not change course until China changes its ways.”
◎ The “subdued” media coverage of Xi’s southern tour and his other gestures in Guangdong is closely connected to the CCP factional struggle.
◎ The CCP is adjusting its propaganda to lay the foundation for subsequent trade negotiations with America.
◎ There are two reasons why the Xi administration appears to be motivated to open up China’s economy.
◎ Wu Xiaohui was a “white glove” for many Party elites.
◎ The People’s Armed Police reforms lack the flash of Xi’s more eye-catching moves to consolidate control.
◎ To rookie and veteran observers, the fate of Wang Qishan is perhaps one of the more perplexing developments in recent CCP politics.
◎ A CCP Central Committee decision to remove term limits for the president and vice president sparked a huge outcry in the media and the China-watching community.
◎ We believe that the answer to why Xi removed term limits for the Chinese presidency can be found in an analysis of CCP factional struggle.