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Xi Jinping’s reforms are designed to produce a corruption-free, politically cohesive, and economically powerful one-party state with global reach: a Singapore on steroids. But there is no guarantee the reforms will be as transformative as the Chinese leader hopes.

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Concise briefing

Clear & concise briefing on China's president Xi Jinping by Dr. Economy of the US thinktank Council on Foreign Relations. A few years out of date now but interesting none the less regarding Xi's domestic & international policies. Very little about the man himself, all policy & politics.

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  • 08-03-15

Interesting

A person following the media much on this might already know this. But this is a good broad overview of challenges and prospects Xi Jinping (and China) are facing, and the policies Xi has announced to face these.

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  • anna
  • 02-02-22

Biased

This report seemed biased toward the CCP. It could be that the author was ignorant of Xi’s reputation but urging cooperation with an authoritarian seems biased or impartial toward despotism.