Chinese Communist Party to scrap presidential term limits; Xi likely to remain in charge

The Chinese Communist Party’s Central Committee has proposed to remove term limits for president and vice president in a move that may extend current President Xi Jingping’s rule longer than his current five-year term, his second. Chinese state media reported that the Central Committee is proposing to remove from the constitution the phrase “shall serve no [...]


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Jon E. Dougherty is a political, foreign policy and national security analyst and reporter with nearly 30 years of experience in both fields. A U.S. Army veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, he holds BA in Political Science from Ashford University and an MA in National Security Studies/Intelligence Analysis from American Military University.