Speaker: Elizabeth Economy, C.V. Starr Senior Fellow and Director for Asia Studies, Council on Foreign Relations.
Xi Jinping is a Chinese politician who has served as General Secretary of the Communist Party of China and Chairman of the Central Military Commission since 2012, and President of the People’s Republic of China since 2013.
Xi Jinping has created a new model of Chinese politics. He has taken unprecedented steps to consolidate his authority, has overseen the expansion of Communist Party’s role in Chinese political, social, and economic life, and has constructed a virtual wall of regulations to control more closely the exchange of ideas and capital between China and the outside world. Beyond its borders, Beijing has recast itself as a great power, seeking to reclaim its past glory and to create a system of international norms that better serves its more ambitious geostrategic objectes.
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