onsdag 3. april 2013

Centralized power key to Xi's 'China dream'

After his election, President Xi Jinping cited three precedents for fulfilling the "China dream", all concerned with creating conditions for a "renaissance". Judging from how he has concentrated ministerial responsibilities, in contrast to dictums of late patriarch Deng Xiaoping, he might have added a fourth precedent, the Leninist doctrine of centralizing power, writes Willi Lam, a senior fellow at The Jamestown Foundation. Read more