President Xi Jinping’s extraordinary first years ruling China. Watch the first full episode of China: A New World Order

The delicate balancing act between the West and China’s hardline policies at home are explored in this eye-opening documentary. Since a relative unknown named Xi Jinping became leader of this massive nation, devotion to the Communist regime has increased and more dissent has been silenced. But with the rest of the world reliant on its economic might, could anything be done if China goes too far?

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