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Is Xi Jinping ruining his chances of a third term?

As China's economy races forward, its 'soft power' veers in reverse

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Xi Jinping inspects troops of the People's Liberation Army in June 2017: the Chinese President's belligerence deserves considerable blame.   © Reuters

William Pesek is an award-winning Tokyo-based journalist and author of "Japanization: What the World Can Learn from Japan's Lost Decades."

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