New Chinese Leadership

China scholars and political analysts talked about the transition of power in China at its 18th National Congress and what can be expected… read more

China scholars and political analysts talked about the transition of power in China at its 18th National Congress and what can be expected from its new leadership. Cheng Li began the discussion with a detailed slide presentation analysis of the new leadership, saying the change was an opportunity for those in command to prove themselves as capable economic administrators. Kenneth Lieberthal spoke about the complexities of and obstacles to reforms, and the need to attack corruption. Stapleton Roy in his remarks described how a one-party system functions and some of the changes in China over the preceding 30 years. The program included audience members' questions. 

This panel was part of the Brooking Institution forum titled, “America and China in the Aftermath of Election and Succession: Paths and Pitfalls.” close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Li, Cheng Senior Fellow and Research Director Brookings Institution->Thornton (John L.) China Center
  • Lieberthal, Kenneth G. Senior Fellow and Director (Former) Brookings Institution->Thornton (John L.) China Center
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New Chinese Leadership

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Program ID:
309522-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 19, 2012
Last Aired:
Nov 26, 2012

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  • Nov 19, 2012 | 9:19am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 19, 2012 | 11:35am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Nov 19, 2012 | 4:24pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 19, 2012 | 10:55pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 20, 2012 | 12:30am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Nov 20, 2012 | 4:21am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 24, 2012 | 3:30pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 26, 2012 | 12:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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