To: Chairman Xi Jinping
From: Long-Term Strategy Office (PLA)
Subject: China’s Victory in the Age of the Pandemic
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Summary: The coronavirus currently circling the world offers a unique strategic opportunity for China. It plays to our comparative advantage, our ability to ignore our own casualties; it is imposing serious costs on our enemies in the West and it is remaking them in our image; and it has created a precedent that we can use to our gain in the future. This global pandemic is a crisis that we should not waste and should use to advance our influence.