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Xi Jinping Assuming New Status as China’s ‘Core’ Leader – The New York Times

Xi Jinping Assuming New Status as China’s ‘Core’ Leader – The New York Times

China’s president, Xi Jinping, has already grasped more power more quickly than his two recent predecessors, and he has shown a taste for audacious decisions and a loathing for dissent. But a new push to praise him as China’s “core” leader, a term resonant with the formidable stature once held by Deng Xiaoping, suggests that his steely quest for dominance is not over.

Source: Xi Jinping Assuming New Status as China’s ‘Core’ Leader – The New York Times