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Why the World Should Be Watching China's Party Congress
This year's National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party, which kicks off on October 16, is set to be one of the most consequential Party gatherings in decades. General Secretary Xi Jinping is primed to secure an unprecedented third five-year term as president, breaking a set of norms and rules within the Chinese political system. In this video, Jing Qian of the Center for China Analysis, breaks down what makes this 20th Party Congress so historic, and identifies the key players to watch.