November 3, 2012

Will Changes in China and U.S. Matter?

Charles Foran, Globe and Mail

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This week, the two superpowers will settle the question of leadership. On Tuesday, about 130 million U.S. voters will choose a president. On Thursday, an elite handful will meet to select the next leader of China. The residents of Ohio may ultimately decide who wins the White House, probably late on Tuesday night. Plans to shift Zhongnanhai power from Hu Jintao to Xi Jinping can be traced back to 2007.

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