China Launches Its Leadership Transition

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China today began a week-long process of choosing new leadership for the next ten years. In a public speech to thousands of Communist Party leaders, outgoing President Hu Jintao said it's time to combat official corruption that has stoked public anger.  Kenneth Lieberthal is senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.

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Guest:
Kenneth Lieberthal - Brookings Institution - @BrookingsFP

Host:
Warren Olney

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Katie Cooper, Sonya Geis, Christian Bordal