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The Changing Nature of ‘Collective Leadership’ in Xi’s China Part II

Return to Mao-era Politics: Death of Collective Leadership under Xi?
Loyalty, personal connections and familial ties (guanxi, 关系) are perhaps the defining element of Chinese elite politics. Some analystsOctober 21, 2022 International Relations and Diplomacy , China , Article , Xi Jinping , CCP , 20th Party Congress , collective leadership , Unified Leadership
The Changing Nature of ‘Collective Leadership’ in Xi’s China

Right before the third plenum of the fifth National People’s Congress in 1980, Deng Xiaoping, former Chinese leader-in-charge made a speech ‘On the Reform of the System of Party and State Leadership’.

The impending beatitude of Xi Jinping

The current wisdom is that Xi has consolidated his authority in the party, installing loyalists in key positions. The forthcoming 20th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party is expected to confirm a third term for President Xi Jinping at its head....

पूर्वी लद्दाख में विघटन और इसके बड़े प्रभावों पर विचार

8 सितंबर 2022 को पूर्वी लद्दाख के चुशुल-मोल्दो में चीन-भारत कोर कमांडर स्तर की 16वें दौर की बैठक के 50 द....

Tensions in Taiwan Strait must not be Allowed to Develop into a Regional/Global Crisis – Part II

In the context of understanding the developments in the Taiwan Strait, two aspects need to be highlighted as a spillover of Taiwan-China spat: fresh US arms sales to Taiwan and increase in defence expenditure of Taiwan by almost 14 per cent. First....

Tensions in Taiwan Strait must not be Allowed to Develop into a Regional/Global Crisis – Part I

The island nation of Taiwan is caught in the cross-fire between the US-China spat and navigating through turbulent waters after Beijing almost violently reacted by firing missiles into the Taiwanese waters in response to the US Speaker Nancy Pelosi....

Deterrence in Asymmetries

Ashley Tellis’s book – ‘Striking Asymmetries- Nuclear Transitions in South Asia’ has caught some media attention with commentators calling for a review of India’s nuclear doctrine and posture in view of an assessed build up of nuclear arsen....

Pelosi’s visit: Who Won? An after Review

United States’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan can be regarded as one of the most surprising events in the international politics. The last visit by a United States speaker to Taiwan was 25 years ago. The major reason given by her fo....

China’s Future Energy Resource: Hydrogen

Energy transition is a trend many countries adopt to address the climate change challenge in the 21st century. The measures undertaken by various governments are diverse based on their capabilities and resources. China, the world's largest emitter of....

China’s transition from Hiding to Showing its Strength! India’s Determined March to Developed Nation – 2047

It is said that Mandarin is a nuanced language, where multiple meanings can be drawn and where even the tone in which it is spoken can completely change the meaning. What Deng Xiaoping said in 1989-90 has had many versions, the commonest being, ....

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