In a year of monumental challenges for China, what keeps President Xi Jinping awake at night is probably not the trade war with the United States, nor the economic downturn, nor even the festering social unrest in Hong Kong, but the Communist Party itself.This week, China’s 300 or so of the party’s most powerful elites gather behind closed doors for a long-anticipated high-powered party meeting. As usual, it is shrouded in secrecy, with little information available other than an eye-watering…
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