Xi Jinping Enters Third Term As China’s Most Powerful Leader

He revealed a new leadership team that consists of loyal allies.

Chinese leader, Xi Jinping, has officially taken on his third term and ranks as China’s most powerful leader in decades.

He revealed a new leadership team that consists of loyal allies. Jinping announced six men to stand beside him as members of the Politburo Standing Committee. The men presented are Xi Loyalist.

The full lineup of the 24 member Politburo was also revealed. For the first time in nearly 25 years, the lineup consist of all men.

The new lineup opens a path for Jinping to rule for a third term with minimal internal discord and highlights that loyalty to him tops everything in China’s current political landscape.