Xi’s centennial speech set the tone for China’s aggressive future
On July 1, the Communist Party of China celebrated its 100th anniversary with great pageantry and propaganda. The magnificent display in Beijing involved a highly choreographed ceremony in Tiananmen Square with large-scale aerial exhibitions (including China’s most advanced J-20 stealth fighter jets), a 100-gun salute, and thousands of performers.
The event saw President Xi Jinping deliver a rousing speech to a crowd reportedly numbering more than 70,000 people that painted the CPC as savior of the nation – fighting against “meddling” foreign forces and an “exploitative feudal system” to unite and rebuild the country through a socialist revolution for a great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.
What does Xi’s speech, which was received with loud applause and cheers among the Chinese audience, reveal about the CPC’s ambitions and China’s future trajectory on the global stage? Why has China all but threatened to “crush” meddling external forces, and is Beijing, under the CPC, truly prepared to do so?
— Read more below on chinanews.net.au/2021/07/07/xis-centennial-speech-set-the-tone-for-chinas-aggressive-future/