The hallmark of China’s foreign policy under Xi has been the abandonment of the “lay low” doctrine
China’s 19th Party Congress, which opened this week in Beijing, is a landmark event for the world’s second-largest economy.
In China’s one-party state, these congresses determine the country’s leadership, and are held every five years.
But this one is special.
Under Xi, the size of China’s economy has grown from 7.2 to 9.5 trillion U.S. dollars, its…