Politics Watch: Decoding China’s Presidential Term Limits Change, Other Constitutional Amendments

◎ The announcement of the Second Plenum deliberations more than a month after the meeting suggests that Xi’s rivals may have voiced strong objections to the amendments.

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Politics Watch: Decoding the Third Plenum Announcement

◎ We believe that Xi held two separate plenums to discuss the adding of his “Xi Jinping Thought” to the constitution and the appointing of key state personnel because he met with stiff resistance from inside the Party.

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