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Anti-Corruption Forever? Xi Jinping’s Signature Policy in a Fraught Political Year

As Chinese Communist party prepares for its 19th Party Congress in late 2017, has the crackdown helped Xi consolidate his grip on power and has it positioned him to orchestra a smooth transition to a new leadership at the 20th Party Congress in 2022?

Date & Time

Mar. 24, 2017
10:00am – 11:00am

Location

5th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Anti-Corruption Forever? Xi Jinping’s Signature Policy in a Fraught Political Year

Communist Party General Secretary Xi Jinping’s five-year old anti-corruption crackdown has made him popular with many Chinese, but has also reportedly earned him enemies and has partially paralyzed China’s bureaucracy. As the party prepares for its 19th Party Congress in late 2017, has the crackdown helped Xi consolidate his grip on power and has it positioned him to orchestra a smooth transition to a new leadership at the 20th Party Congress in 2022?

This program analyized the prospects and perils of an open ended anti-corruption crackdown in China by two of America’s leading experts on the issue.


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Kissinger Institute on China and the United States

The mission of Kissinger Institute on China and the United States is to ensure that informed engagement remains the cornerstone of U.S.-China relations.  Read more

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