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Tough times for the tough guys

Shares in strongman leaders seem to be falling. The market has not yet turned bearish, but autocrats have little reason to feel bullish. Consider China. The internal power games of the Communist Party of China (CPC) are notoriously opaque and rarely does political infighting reach the level at which it cannot be covered up. And […]