For the US, Xi Jinping’s consolidation of power will make China an even more formidable competitor both within East Asia and globally. Illustration: Craig Stephens

Why the US should be wary of Xi Jinping’s power consolidation

James Stavridis says Xi Jinping’s power consolidation offers the possibility of a strong and stable China, but without an outlet, internal pressures may boil over or external threats such as the US may become the focus

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For the US, Xi Jinping’s consolidation of power will make China an even more formidable competitor both within East Asia and globally. Illustration: Craig Stephens
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