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How to Lose Friends and Influence People: Upsetting the Balance in Xi Jinping’s China

Charles Parton
RUSI Newsbrief, 6 September 2019
China, Global Security Issues, Intelligence, Technology
Through his clampdown on corruption, dissent and relative freedoms, Chinese President Xi Jinping has alienated various groups within society. However, in the absence of a serious economic downturn and a rift within the Party’s leadership, discontent is unlikely to unseat him for the foreseeable future.

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Charles Parton OBE
Senior Associate Fellow

Charlie Parton spent 22 years of his 37 year diplomatic career working in or on China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. In his final posting... read more

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