Xi’s vision for China after the 20th Congress

By Aki Elborzi|November 16, 2022|Politics|

With the conclusion of the 20th Congress of the CCP, Xi Jinping has made himself at least as powerful as Mao Zedong who imposed totalitarianism in China. This is good news for him, but bad news for China and the world, writes Professor Steve Tsang.

Xi’s Status in China’s New History Resolution

By Aki Elborzi|February 21, 2022|Politics|

Dongyu Sun examines the November 2021 Resolution of the CCP in which Xi Jinping has been given equal status to only Mao Zedong, and placed above Deng Xiaoping as a paramount leader of the People’s Republic of China.

Decoding Davos

By Aki Elborzi|February 11, 2021|Politics|0 comments

Duncan Bartlett comments on how the leaders of China, South Korea, and Japan revealed their differing ambitions during their speeches to the World Economic Forum.

Mr. Xi zooms into Davos

By Aki Elborzi|January 28, 2021|Politics|0 comments

Two veteran China watchers comment on Xi Jinping’s keynote address to The Davos Agenda 2021 (World Economic Forum) | Part 1 – George Magnus.