Links (October 2022)

20th Party Congress Primes China for Continued Confrontation Around the World
(China Digital Times, 10/26/22, Oliver Young)

China Budget Deficit Nears Record $1 Trillion Amid Slowdown
(Bloomberg, 10/25/22)

Xi Jinping chooses ‘yes’ men over economic growth in politburo purge
(The Guardian, 10/23/22, Helen Davidson and Verna Yu)

Xi Jinping secures historic third term as leader of China
(NBC News, 10/23/22, Jennifer Jett and Megan Lebowitz)

Hu Jintao escorted out of party congress
(Reuters, 10/22/22, Eduardo Baptista, Ryan Woo, Tony Munroe and Yew Lun Tian)

What Xi Jinping has done for Chinese business
(Nikkei Asia, 10/21/22, Nikkei staff writers)

Hong Kong protester dragged into Manchester Chinese consulate grounds and beaten up
(BBC, 10/17/22, Lok Lee and Elsa Maishman)

Who Are Xi’s Enemies?
(Foreign Policy, 10/15/22, Deng Yuwen)

Party of One: The CCP Congress and Xi Jinping’s Quest to Control China
(Foreign Affairs, 10/14/22, Jude Blanchette)

‘We Want Freedom’: China Wipes Xi Protest Footage Off the Web
(Asia Financial, 10/14/22, Alfie Habershon)

China can now deploy hypersonic nukes on its carriers
(Asia Times, 10/14/22, Gabriel Honrada)

New U.S. Export Controls Aim to Curtail China’s Access to Advanced Semiconductor Technology
(China Digital Times, 10/13/22, Oliver Young)

Seventh Plenum of the 19th Central Committee
(, 10/12/22, Adam Ni)

“Political Clique” Purged from State Security Apparatus Ahead of Party Congress
(China Digital Times, 10/07/22, Alexander Boyd)

The farmers caught up in Taiwan’s tensions with China
(BBC, 10/06/22, Erin Hale)

U.S. Aims to Turn Taiwan Into Giant Weapons Depot
(New York Times, 10/05/22, Edward Wong and John Ismay)

Report to Congress on Hypersonic Missile Defense
(, 10/05/22)

China Is Suffering A Major Financial Crisis
(Forbes, 10/03/22, Milton Ezrati)

China racing for 6th-gen fighter edge over US
(Asia Times, 10/01/22, Gabriel Honrada)