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China’s New Leadership—Opportunity for the United States?

October 03, 2012 // 12:30pm2:00pm
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The upcoming 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China will usher in a new generation of leaders to oversee the world’s second largest economy for the next decade. How will the incoming fifth generation of Chinese leaders affect party policy? As the U.S.-China relationship continues to grow, in size and complexity, what are the implications of this once-in-a-decade leadership transition, especially for bilateral interaction? Dr. Henry A. Kissinger is joined by former Ambassador to China J. Stapleton Roy, former Fellow Dr. Cheng Li, and China scholar Dr. David M. Lampton to discuss the possible implications for U.S.-China relations of this once-in-a-decade power transition.

 

Location: 
6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
 
Event Speakers List: 
  • Jane Harman // Director, President and CEO, Wilson Center
  • Former U.S. Secretary of State
  • J. Stapleton Roy // Distinguished Scholar
    Founding Director Emeritus, Kissinger Institute on China and the United States
  • Cheng Li // Former Fellow
    Director of Research and Senior Fellow at the John L. Thornton China Center in the Foreign Policy Program, Brookings Institution
  • George and Sadie Hyman Professor of China Studies and Director, China Studies, Johns Hopkins-SAIS
  • Melissa Block // Moderator
    Host, All Things Considered, National Public Radio (NPR)
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