The communist regime in China has become more dangerous with power concentrated at the top and Xi Jinping alone deciding everything of importance.
With his term extended for an historic additional five years, Xi Jinping may be feeling invincible and strong. But he must know that nothing is permanent.
Weary of China's zero-COVID humanitarian havoc, and the world's ambivalence, China's own citizens took the responsibility of making their voices heard.
Relive the stories of 2022 that our readers were most interested in. Number 3 is about Xi Jinping, reflecting the growing China threat in Asia.
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The Xi Jinping dictatorship has become absolute. What does that mean to Japan, and how will it affect Tokyo's economic and security policy choices?
Under Xi Jinping in his 3rd term, we have entered a truly dangerous period in which the postwar peace that Japan has known may well be...
China's leader surrounded himself with yes men at the CCP congress and former leader Hu Jintao was removed from the debate after an apparent power struggle.
Communist Party delegates gather at the Great Hall of the People to praise Xi Jinping and choose his acolytes. Debate about China's problems will be suppressed.
Xi's has reformed the PLA to follow his larger strategic vision, placing greater emphasis on military diplomacy and seeking armed dominance in the region.
Xi Jinping should remember his own words in 2014 and the experience of army strongman Yuan Shikai before pursuing his quest for lifetime leadership.
The Chinese Communist Party National Congress begins in mid-October, with implications for China's domestic stability and the security of its neighbors.