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Politics

China fills the vacuum

Beijing's global ambition poses 'world's biggest geopolitical risk'

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Chinese President Xi Jinping is boosting his country's global leadership while the U.S. and Europe are looking more inward.   © Reuters

Last October, China's President Xi Jinping delivered the most consequential speech since Mikhail Gorbachev stepped before cameras to formally dissolve the Soviet Union. Addressing the Communist Party's 19th Party Congress, Xi made clear that China is ready to claim its share of global leadership. The implications of this step are global.

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