October 30, 2012
No Quick Answers on New China Leadership
Guy de Jonquières, CNN
In mid-November, the world will get its first glimpse of China’s new top leadership, when a bunch of politicians – probably all men, dressed in identical dark suits, white shirts and red ties – file out at the end of the 18th Communist Party Congress. After months of murky wheeling and dealing behind closed doors that has overshadowed all else on the Beijing political agenda, we shall finally have a better idea of who will be steering China during the next five years, and of the course they will set.
Or will we?