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China: Xi Jinping’s struggle for control


Since Xi Jinping took over the reins of the Communist Party in late 2012, there has been much debate about which former leader he most resembled. Is he an idealist, intent on realizing his own personal vision of socialism like Mao Zedong? Or is he a pragmatist who prioritizes economic growth by any means in the mould of Deng Xiaoping? Comparisons to Mao and Deng can be helpful, but we argue that the most apt comparison is to Jiang Zemin, who led the Party from 1989 to 2002. Like...

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