Chinese President Xi Jinping speaking during the Communist Party’s fifth plenum in Beijing last week. Photo: AP
Chinese President Xi Jinping speaking during the Communist Party’s fifth plenum in Beijing last week. Photo: AP
Shi Jiangtao
Opinion

Opinion

As I see it by Shi Jiangtao

US election will not ease China’s insecurity, no matter who wins

  • Close reading of fifth plenum’s communique shows extraordinary concern for national security in Beijing
  • Party leadership under no illusion there will be a quick ‘reset’ in relations with Washington under Democratic challenger Joe Biden

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaking during the Communist Party’s fifth plenum in Beijing last week. Photo: AP
Chinese President Xi Jinping speaking during the Communist Party’s fifth plenum in Beijing last week. Photo: AP
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