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Will Xi Jinping Differ from His Predecessors?

China’s Leadership Transition after the 18th Party Congress

As part of our continuing series on China’s recent leadership transition, Arthur Ross Fellow Ouyang Bin sat down with political scientist Andrew Nathan, who published his latest book, China’s Search for Security, in September.

In the three videos below, Nathan discusses newly installed Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s relationship to his predecessors Hu Jintao and Jiang Zemin, the likelihood of political reform under Xi, and what the composition of the leadership might look like five years from now after some of China’s newly appointed leaders retire.

Will Xi Jinping Be Different From His Predecessors?

Did Political Reformers Lose Out in the Leadership Transition?

What Will China’s Power Structure Look Like Five Years from Now?

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Andrew J. Nathan is Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science at Columbia University. He is also chair of the steering committee of the Center for the Study of Human Rights and chair of the...

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