◎ It is becoming increasingly clear that the Sino-U.S. trade agreement has placed the Xi leadership in a Catch-22 situation.
◎ The CCP regime is facing an immense, and likely unprecedented, political crisis.
◎ The sudden rescheduling of important provincial “Two Sessions” meetings suggests that the provincial-level officials have an even more important meeting to attend.
◎ Xi faces very high levels of political risk in the next 90 days.
◎ Xi may be planning to make concessions on trade, but the CCP system may not let him give up too much.