Chairman Xi Speaks to a Group of University Students

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It is a fair sized room in the university’s theatre — and it is packed with 500 elite students.

Xi begins. ‘If you have any doubts that we will defeat America, consider this: how many people have died from the coronavirus in China?’

Pause.

‘A little over 96 thousand. That is a lot, but we will do better next time if there…