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Hillary Clinton praised Xi Jinping’s political skills and noted his ability to consolidate power, according to emails released by WikiLeaks

2 weeks ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
n emails released by WikiLeaks, Hillary Clinton, the Democratic nominee for the U.S. presidency, said in 2013 that Xi Jinping was a better politician than his predecessor, Hu Jintao, and that Xi had "consolidated his power quite quickly over the ­military and over the Communist Party."
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is the editor-in-chief of SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.