Asia

After Chinese Tycoon Goes Missing, Growing Criticism of Xi Leadership Hints of Factional Infighting

Chinese tycoon and princeling Ren Zhiqiang was recently detained after he publicly criticized Communist Party leader Xi Jinping for mishandling China’s response to the epidemic. Soon after, Chinese democracy activists exiled overseas circulated open letters—purportedly […]

Asia

The Great Fall of China?

Commentary China’s economy was in deep trouble before it launched its viral pandemic upon the world. The trade war tariffs had diminished exports, and supply chains were moving out of China. But now the economic […]