Xi’s Third-Term Agenda Is Heavy on Security

CCP Delegates applaud as China's President Xi Jinping
Delegates applaud as Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks during the opening ceremony of the 20th National Congress of China’s ruling Communist Party, Beijing, China, Oct. 16, 2022 (AP photo by Mark Schiefelbein).

At the 20th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party, Chinese President Xi Jinping gave a speech outlining his priorities heading into his almost certain third term, including his own concept of “national rejuvenation,” which goes hand in hand with a fight against internal and external enemies, both real and conceptual.

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