Opinion: Xi Jinping is turning Chinese politics back into a contest for supreme power
"As Xi consolidates his power, he is unspooling the internal checks and balances that defined Communist Party governance after Deng," writes John Minnich. "Xi’s actions may represent a departure from the status quo under Jiang and Hu. But they are in keeping with Chinese elite politics from dynastic to modern times."
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