Beijing Drama: Xi Jinping's Anti-Corruption Drive and the Future of Chinese Politics by ChicagoCouncil
The stakes are high for China and its president, according to Minxin Pei. In recent months, President Xi Jinping has embarked on an extensive anti-corruption campaign, promising to sanitize China’s network of embedded factions and interest groups. But as Xi increases his anti-corruption efforts, he will be faced with inevitable challenges including prosecuting members of China’s highest elite while also maintaining Beijing’s influence throughout the country. These difficulties – as well as a complex economic reform package and a looming environmental crisis – will test Xi’s domestic prowess. How will Chinese leadership transform policies into action? What will the internal dynamics of Chinese politics mean for America and the rest of the world?