Xi Jinping's offer of stability in a time of chaos

The consolidation of power in Chinese President Xi Jinping's hands this past week offers the world a measure of stability and certainty.

This is all the more striking at a time when United States President Donald Trump is creating chaos at home and abroad.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 20, 2018, with the headline 'Xi's offer of stability in a time of chaos'. Print Edition | Subscribe