September 6, 2013
Xi: China's Strongman in the Making?
Gordon Chang, World Affairs Journal
Most analysts believe these developments show Xi is boldly consolidating power. He became China’s top leader in November when the party named him general secretary. Since then, he has been eliminating rivals through prosecution and marginalizing dissenting views with increasingly repressive tactics and various Maoist and Marxist campaigns.
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