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Backstory: China’s Political Leaders

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Who are China’s political leaders and why are their names virtually unknown? This is the focus of this month’s Backstory. Susan L. Shirk, the Director of the University of California’s Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, joins Leonard to discuss the relative strength of the Communist Party today, the recent replacement of some of China’s key ministers, and the upcoming Party Congress.

Guests:

Susan L. Shirk

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Comments [2]

ramesh bhai from india

Sub : Regarding freedom of Tibet :

Nov. 06 2007 02:10 AM
smidley from nj

Is China's national political system becoming more like the US's or vice versa?

Sep. 18 2007 01:32 PM

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