How Jiang Zemin Made China a Global Superpower


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Former Chinese president Jiang Zemin died this week at 96. As WSJ’s Charles Hutzler explains, Jiang was known for policies that guided China towards a market-oriented economy, but also for being uncompromising on challenges to the Communist Party.

Further Reading:

-Jiang Zemin, Who Steered China Into New Era, Dies at 96

Further Listening:

-China’s Biggest Protests in Decades

-How Xi Jinping’s Dream Slowed China’s Economy

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