In many respects the challenges facing Xi are at least as difficult as those Deng confronted.

How will Xi Jinping measure up to the Deng Xiaoping yardstick?

David Lampton says under Xi, now pursuing an ambitious agenda some 40 years after Deng launched his reforms, China is reshaping the national strategy of 'peace and development'

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In many respects the challenges facing Xi are at least as difficult as those Deng confronted.
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David Lampton

David Lampton

David M. Lampton is Oksenberg-Rohlen Fellow at Stanford University’s Asia-Pacific Research Centre, former dean of faculty at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and former president of the National Committee on US-China Relations. His most recent book, Following the Leader: Ruling China, from Deng Xiaoping to Xi Jinping, was recently reissued in its second edition.