FIIA Comment

FIIA Comment 10 (2015)   

No liberalization in sight for China:
The Communist Party is ever more prominently taking the lead

Julkaistu 13.4.2015

Jyrki Kallio
The Finnish Institute of International Affairs

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President Xi Jinping is amassing power and purging opposition at all levels. This is probably not an indication of a power struggle but rather a sign that the Communist Party is gearing up its leadership role for the next crucial five-year period.