søndag 28. februar 2016

Xi Jinping: The power and fragility of China's leader

During his first three years in power, Xi has launched a sweeping anti-corruption campaign. And while the Chinese president himself maintains that his graft crackdown is no "House of Cards," observers continue to question his motives. "The anti-corruption campaign has made him extremely popular with the masses in the last three years," says Wang Feng, editor-in-chief of FT Chinese, the Chinese-language version of the Financial Times. "But I feel we are seeing a turning point very soon. "Not only has it scared thousands of potentially corrupt officials within the party ranks, it's also stopped actual policymakers from doing their real jobs." Read more