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.
REUTERS/Tyrone Siu - Pro-China supporters attend a rally against the Occupy Central Movement and in support of the government's consultation report on methods for electing the Chief Executive in 2017, outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong July 15, 2014.
A Path to Democratic Compromise in Hong Kong
August 17, 2014, Richard C. Bush III
Asia and the Pacific
Article | China Leadership Monitor
July 18, 2014, Cheng Li
Article | China Brief
June 24, 2014, Erica S. Downs
Chinese and American Perspectives
2014, Kenneth G. Lieberthal, Cheng Li and Yu Keping, eds.
April 2014, Yun Sun
Paper | China Leadership Monitor
January 30, 2014, Cheng Li
Article | ISSUU - Insight Magazine
December 2013, William J. Antholis
October 22, 2013, William J. Antholis
October 8, 2013, Cheng Li
Article | Current History
September 26, 2013, Cheng Li and Ryan McElveen
Paper | Mirror Books
September 9, 2013, Cheng Li
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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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