5 Takeaways From China’s Big Leadership Announcement
By Shannon Tiezzi
The 20th Party Congress has closed, with Xi Jinping's grip on power even tighter than expected.
Mounting Problems Threaten to Dampen Xi’s Congress Victory
By Dan Macklin
China’s leader faces a litany of domestic and international challenges that are creating a gloomy backdrop to his anticipated reselection.
CCP Regulations and Xi Jinping’s Bid for a Third Term
By KAWASHIMA Shin
Xi will need to make some institutional adjustments if he is to secure a third term.