Chinese President Xi Jinping has tightened his grip on the country, repressed internal opposition and given himself the power to rule for life. Will Xi succeed in his push toward a more totalitarian government in China? Jude Blanchette from the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC, weighs the evidence both for and against that political possibility. She examines the most likely scenarios for China's future trajectory in this informative Foreign Policy editorial.
About the Author
Jude Blanchette holds the Freeman Chair in China Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).