China’s Xi Flexes Power With Plan to Rewrite Communist Party History

Chinese leader Xi Jinping is preparing to officially stamp his personal imprint on the Communist Party’s historical record, a sign of his strengthening grip on power in the face of simmering uncertainties over the country’s economy and tensions with Western powers.

At a closed-door conclave in Beijing next month, Mr. Xi and other senior officials will review a draft resolution that lays out an authoritative accounting of the party’s “major achievements and historical experiences” since its founding 100 years ago, state media said, citing a decision reached Monday by the party’s 25-member Politburo.

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Source: WSJ