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China’s dilemma: Reconciling political control and economic reform


Xi Jinping has had a strong year. While many other world leaders have floundered, the head of China’s Communist Party and President of the People’s Republic has asserted himself as the country’s most assured leader for two decades, set on fixing his own agenda and timetable (see our 29 July note Xi Jinping: A man for change, but of his own kind). His “China Dream”, with its promise of national rejuvenation, may be dismissed as rhetorical phrase-making, but it establishes a narrative...

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