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With Xi Jinping Back on the Road, Ryan Hass Reflects on Where Chinese Diplomacy Goes From Here

Now that China is beginning to relax its draconian Zero COVID policies and President Xi Jinping has emerged from three years of diplomatic hibernation, Ryan Hass, a top China scholar at the Brookings Institution, reflected in a multipart Twitter thread on Tuesday on the choices ahead for Xi in terms of the future direction of Chinese foreign policy.

This five-part thread has been lightly edited for clarity:

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