cover image: Douzheng: Unraveling Xi Jinping's call for 'struggle'


Douzheng: Unraveling Xi Jinping's call for 'struggle'

2 Nov 2023

Critically, Xi has called on the party both to "dare to struggle" and "be good at struggling." That is, not to shy away from proactively addressing challenges but to also make certain that one is capable of taking action and confident of success. The fact that "dare to struggle" precedes "be good at struggling" in Xi's guidance hasn't been lost on Chinese officials and has encouraged the rise of "wolf warriors," bureaucrats known for embracing combative rhetoric and confrontational behavior in defense of their country.
china asia & the pacific foreign policy international affairs u.s. foreign policy john l. thornton china center global china project


Patricia M. Kim, Mallie Prytherch

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