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Xi's reappointment should spur democracies to boost their defenses

Free institutions can help defeat China's campaign of political interference

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President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Mar. 11: his ambitions for global preeminence remain undiminished.   © Reuters

Daniel Twining is president of the International Republican Institute, a democracy assistance organization based in Washington.

Xi Jinping is poised to make history this month when the 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party grants him a third term as general secretary.

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