Xi Jinping – The Most Powerful Man in the World
Piper, Munich 2021. 288 pages, Hardcover
China is rising rapidly and came out of the coronavirus pandemic even stronger. The West, by contrast, is descending into crisis and chaos. Today, the most powerful man in the world is no longer the President of the United States. Instead, it is Xi Jinping, the President of China and General Secretary of the Communist Party. Who is Xi Jinping, bearing more power than once Mao Zedong did? What shaped him, and what are his intentions? Stefan Aust and Adrian Geiges profile a fascinating figure, who has impact on the lives of all of us.