Chinese President Xi Jinping, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and other senior officials attend a ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party in Beijing on July 1. Photo: Xinhua Chinese President Xi Jinping, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and other senior officials attend a ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party in Beijing on July 1. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and other senior officials attend a ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party in Beijing on July 1. Photo: Xinhua
C. Uday Bhaskar
Opinion

Opinion

C. Uday Bhaskar

What Xi Jinping’s speech marking the Communist Party centenary means for the world

  • Xi painted a benign image of China as a ‘peace-loving’ nation, but he also delivered an unambiguous warning to its adversaries
  • While India and contemporary Russia were not mentioned in the speech, they will affect Beijing’s options in managing the hegemony of the US and its allies

Chinese President Xi Jinping, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and other senior officials attend a ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party in Beijing on July 1. Photo: Xinhua Chinese President Xi Jinping, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and other senior officials attend a ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party in Beijing on July 1. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and other senior officials attend a ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party in Beijing on July 1. Photo: Xinhua
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C. Uday Bhaskar

C. Uday Bhaskar

Commodore C. Uday Bhaskar is director of the Society for Policy Studies (SPS), an independent think tank based in New Delhi. He was formerly head of two other major Indian institutions: the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) and the National Maritime Foundation (NMF).