September 10, 2012

China Maps Rocky Road for Leadership

Jon Manthorpe, Vancouver Sun

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Comparison with U.S. way of choosing a president underscores danger of faltering economy to future of Asian power.

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TAGGED: Xi Jinping, Hu Jintao, United States, China


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