With China's 18th Party Congress now concluded, the new leadership has been announced and seven people named to the Politburo Standing Committee. This once-a-decade power transition will have significant impact on China’s political, economic and financial development and reforms, as well as its foreign policy and military ambitions. Brookings experts examine the new generation of leaders and their potential impact on the country’s direction in the foreseeable feature.
Xi Jinping & Mao Zedong posters
A profile of Chinese President Xi Jinping
April 6, 2015, Evan Osnos
In the April 6, 2015 issue of The New Yorker magazine, Evan Osnos provides a profile of Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Asia and the Pacific
Interview | Wall Street Journal
March 26, 2015, Cheng Li
Interview | Credit Suisse
March 24, 2015, Cheng Li
Interview | The New Yorker
March 16, 2015, Evan Osnos
Article | China Leadership Monitor
March 16, 2015, Cheng Li
Opinion | ChinaFile
March 11, 2015, Howard W. French, Ho-fung Hung, Arthur R. Kroeber, Peter Mattis, Ryan Mitchell, Chen Weihua, et al.
Opinion | The Wall Street Journal
March 6, 2015, David Shambaugh
Interview | CCTV America
March 3, 2015, Cheng Li
February 27, 2015
Opinion | Council on Foreign Relations
February 26, 2015, Wendy Leutert
Article | The New Yorker
February 6, 2015, Evan Osnos
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Before China's 18th Party Congress, Cheng Li profiled 25 possible members of the Politburo, examining their backgrounds, family and patron-client ties, political prospects and policy preferences. See Li's profiles of the seven individuals who were named to the Politburo Standing Committee:
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