China’s President Xi Jinping is building up his power through party rectification – and going further than any of his predecessors since Mao Zedong, says analyst Steve Tsang, of Britain’s University of Nottingham. Illustration: Henry Wong China’s President Xi Jinping is building up his power through party rectification – and going further than any of his predecessors since Mao Zedong, says analyst Steve Tsang, of Britain’s University of Nottingham. Illustration: Henry Wong
China’s President Xi Jinping is building up his power through party rectification – and going further than any of his predecessors since Mao Zedong, says analyst Steve Tsang, of Britain’s University of Nottingham. Illustration: Henry Wong

Xi Jinping’s ambitious power play

President’s ongoing quest to consolidate his grip may be sign of the scale of resistance he is facing, analysts say

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China’s President Xi Jinping is building up his power through party rectification – and going further than any of his predecessors since Mao Zedong, says analyst Steve Tsang, of Britain’s University of Nottingham. Illustration: Henry Wong China’s President Xi Jinping is building up his power through party rectification – and going further than any of his predecessors since Mao Zedong, says analyst Steve Tsang, of Britain’s University of Nottingham. Illustration: Henry Wong
China’s President Xi Jinping is building up his power through party rectification – and going further than any of his predecessors since Mao Zedong, says analyst Steve Tsang, of Britain’s University of Nottingham. Illustration: Henry Wong
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