China Insider

China Insider #15 | Xi and Putin Meet in Moscow, the Party Reform Plan, and COVID-19 Raccoon Dogs?

Senior Fellow and Director, China Center
wilson shirley
wilson shirley
Former Media Fellow, China Center

Miles Yu and Wilson Shirley discuss Xi Jinping’s summit with Vladimir Putin in Moscow, the plan on reforming the Chinese Communist Party and state institutions that came out last Thursday, and the latest from the World Health Organization and a group of Chinese researchers on the origins of COVID-19.

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On multiple fronts—from ideology to the economy, to the military, to technology—the Chinese Communist Party presents the United States and its allies and partners with their most serious threat since the Cold War—maybe since World War II. What does the emerging consensus about the China challenge get right, and what is it missing? And what will it take to compete to win?

China Insider is a weekly podcast project from Hudson Institute's China Center, hosted by Miles Yu and Wilson Shirley, who provide weekly news that mainstream American outlets often miss, as well as in-depth commentary and analysis on the China challenge and the free world’s future.