Gene-edited baby; Comrade Jack Ma and Party Construction; Xi's nephew interned in DC; Taiwan elections

Lots going on so today’s newsletter is a bit long:

  • A Chinese scientist claims he has created a gene-edited baby. The reactions in and out of China have been almost uniformly negative;

  • Taiwan’s “mid-term” elections were disappointing for the ruling DPP Party but it is not clear what impact the results will have on Taiwan-Mainland China relations and US-Chi…

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