Eye on China: Libra Jitters – Xi’s Warning – Demchok Incident – Trump’s Frustrations – Afghan Talks

I. Numbers, Lethargy & Libra Chinese president Xi Jinping convened a high-level meeting on Tuesday to discuss Party-building in central Party and state institutions. If you’d forgotten who is boss in the Party-state system, Xi had a not-so-subtle reminder. He said state...