Foreign Affairs Focus: China's Political Transition with Damien Ma
Although China's economy has grown robustly in the past ten years, the presidency of Hu Jintao was not without its failures. The gap between the rich and poor has widened, the environment has suffered, and tensions have risen in the Pacific. The next Chinese president would be well served to learn from Hu's errors.
Managing Editor Jonathan Tepperman interviews Eurasia Group analyst Damien Ma on China's political transition, economic slowdown, and social inequality. Ma unpacks U.S.-Chinese relations, the Diaoyu (Senkaku) Island dispute, and the potential economic consequences of the Chinese political handover.
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