In this episode, we examine what transpired at the Chinese Communist Party’s 19th Party Congress. We discuss the significance of the Party Congress’ outcomes and its implications for Chinese President Xi’s authority. What will Xi do with his growing power?
Peter Mattis is a Fellow in the China Program at The Jamestown Foundation, where he served as editor of the foundation’s China Brief, a biweekly electronic journal on greater China, from 2011 to 2013. He previously worked in the U.S. Government and the National Bureau of Asian Research. He is the author of Analyzing the Chinese Military: A Review Essay and Resource Guide on the People’s Liberation Army (2015).