China’s Politburo Standing Committee, the most powerful decision-making body in the Chinese Communist Party, is under the microscope as the country is set to undergo a major leadership transition in the fall of 2012. In a paper published by the Washington Quarterly, Cheng Li looks into the changes likely to occur to the PSC and the intensive jockeying for the PSC posts leading up to the scheduled turnover.
Will the American business community sit idly by and watch Trump undertake a trade war with China? They have a lot at stake in this. [Trump's stream of anti-Chinese Tweets poses risks of being misunderstood.] China would regard a potential challenge as more dangerous than it actually might be.