Tag: Politburo Standing Committee

Chinese Politics in Motion

Written by Jonathan Brookfield. Last October, I wrote a short piece outlining three possible scenarios related to Politburo Standing Committee (PSC) succession at the Chinese Communist Party’s 19th Party Congress, an event which is slated to be held later this year.  There were two key ideas embedded in […]

The Last Party Congress?

by Gordon G. Chang. The 18th Communist Party Congress is now in the history books.  Will it be the last? For many observers, the People’s Republic looks secure.  Yet after a troubled year—and an especially disappointing Party meeting this week—we should not be so sure. Xi Jinping and […]