Beijing’s leadership transition : testing times for China
Ho, Benjamin Tze Ern
Oh, Ei Sun
Date of Issue2012
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
The political scandal over the Bo Xilai affair has led to concerns over China’s internal stability. Over the past two decades, the centrality of the Party’s dominance has been maintained by the Chinese Communist Party’s skilful maneuvering around disturbing domestic issues and careful projection of an image of stability abroad. The attitude of the People’s Liberation Army would be crucial.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 097-12