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A ceremony at Tiananmen Square to mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of the CCP A ceremony at Tiananmen Square to mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of the ruling Chinese Communist Party, in Beijing, July 1, 2021 (AP photo by Ng Han Guan).

A Milestone in China and a Reversal in Ethiopia’s Tigray War

Friday, July 2, 2021

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The Chinese Communist Party celebrated its 100th birthday Thursday, with the kind of grand pomp we’ve come to expect from Beijing for such occasions. The anniversary was an opportunity for Chinese leader Xi Jinping to vaunt the party’s accomplishments, particularly in lifting hundreds of millions of people out of extreme poverty and setting the country on the path to prosperity, while also amplifying his message about China’s ambitions on the global stage. ...

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