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More Power For Xi Jinping

As if Xi Jinping was not already classified a certifiable crazy man, the China Communist Party leader took it up a notch when he awarded himself more war powers and increased control over the Chinese military, courtesy of the revised National Defense Law that went into effect Jan. 1. And, Xi says, he’s using the revision to protect CCP’s development interests ad the country’s economy.

What exactly does that mean? More trouble for the South China Sea, Taiwan and any Biden-China dealings that may arise. The policy shift weakens the role of the State Council in formulating military decisions, handing the newfound power to the Central Military Commission, run by–you guessed it–Xi Jinping. Here’s more from China Uncensored.

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