World faces tension with China under Xi Jinping’s third term


              FILE - In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, a worker sort coals at Qianyingzi coal mine in Suzhou, east China's Anhui Province on Oct. 20, 2021. Chinese President Xi Jinping promised a "proactive and steady" approach to reducing climate-changing carbon emissions, but at the same time the ruling party is increasing coal production to avert a repeat of last year's power shortages and blackouts. (Han Xu/Xinhua via AP, File)
            
              FILE - Medical workers in protective gears carry bags of COVID test samples taken from the people who work at a shopping mall following several COVID-19 cases detected in the area in Beijing on Oct. 17, 2022. In the recent 20th Party Congress, Chinese President Xi Jinping gave no indication China's severe "Zero COVID" strategy might ease despite public frustration with its costs. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
            
              FILE - Military attendees leave after the opening ceremony of the 20th National Congress of China's ruling Communist Party at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Oct. 16, 2022. In a speech that used the word security 26 times, Chinese leader Xi Jinping said Beijing will "work faster" to modernize the party's military wing, the People's Liberation Army, and "enhance the military's strategic capabilities." (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
            
              FILE - Commuters wearing face masks walk along a street in the central business district in Beijing on July 29, 2022. By 2035, the Communist Party wants economic output per person to match a "medium-level developed country," Chinese President Xi said in a report to the 20th National Party Congress. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
            
              In this Handout provided by Matthew Leung, Hong Kong protester Bob Chan scuffles with people who are trying to drag him into the Chinese consulate in Manchester, England, Sunday Oct. 16, 2022. Bob Chan said he and others were holding a peaceful antigovernment protest outside the consulate on Sunday when masked men came out, tore down the protesters’ banners and dragged him inside the buildings gates. (Matthew Leung/The Chaser News via AP)
            
              FILE - A man wearing a mask passes by propaganda for the upcoming 20th Party Congress with the words "Forever follow the Party, Jointly Build the China Dream" in Beijing on Oct. 10, 2022. Chinese President Xi Jinping calls for the China Dream "great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation" based on reviving the ruling party's role as an economic, social and cultural leader in a throwback to what he sees as a golden age after the 1949 revolution. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
            
              FILE - A man walks past the words "China Dream" on a street in Beijing on March 5, 2015. Chinese President Xi Jinping calls for the China Dream "great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation" based on reviving the ruling party's role as an economic, social and cultural leader in a throwback to what he sees as a golden age after the 1949 revolution. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
            
              FILE - New members of the Politburo Standing Committee, from left, Li Xi, Cai Qi, Zhao Leji, President Xi Jinping, Li Qiang, Wang Huning, and Ding Xuexiang are introduced at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Oct. 23, 2022. The world faces the prospect of more tension with China over trade, security and human rights after Xi Jinping awarded himself a third five-year term on Oct. 23, 2022 as leader of the ruling Communist Party. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
            
              FILE - Chinese President Xi Jinping gestures as he leaves an event to introduce new members of the Politburo Standing Committee at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Oct. 23, 2022. The world faces the prospect of more tension with China over trade, security and human rights after Xi Jinping awarded himself a third five-year term on Oct. 23, 2022 as leader of the ruling Communist Party. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
            
              FILE - New members of the Politburo Standing Committee, front to back, President Xi Jinping, Li Qiang, Zhao Leji, Wang Huning, Cai Qi, Ding Xuexiang, and Li Xi arrive at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Oct. 23, 2022. The world faces the prospect of more tension with China over trade, security and human rights after Xi Jinping awarded himself a third five-year term on Oct. 23, 2022 as leader of the ruling Communist Party. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
            FILE - An exhibitor wearing a face mask looks on near a Changan 510 chip developed by the Beijing Academy of Blockchain and Edge Computing displayed at the China Beijing International High-Tech Expo in Beijing, China, on Sept. 26, 2021. Chinese President Xi Jinping promised during the recent Party Congress to "build China's self-reliance and strength in science and technology." (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)