Politics Watch: Xi’s Reform Anniversary Speech Signals Political Crisis in China

◎ We believe that Xi Jinping presently faces critical levels of political risk given the political and economic problems in the regime.

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Politics Watch: Xi’s Delivery of Trade Commitments Hinges on the CCP Factional Struggle

◎ Xi faces very high levels of political risk in the next 90 days.

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Influence Watch: The CCP is Hijacking the Discourse on Chinese Influence

◎ We identify three broad strategic lines which the CCP is pursuing to hijack the discourse on Chinese influence.

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Politics Watch: Xi Consolidates Control Over Spy Apparatus with Local Gov’t Reforms

◎ Xi reformed the chain of command of local national security agencies to wrest control of the intelligence apparatus from political rivals and further weaken the Political and Legal Affairs Commission.

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