Xi Jinping has been showing the rank and file who's the boss at the opening of the 19th congress of the Chinese Communist Party, one that's set to further consolidate his grip on power. Xi is already China's most powerful leader in decades, but could he use the world's biggest political party and its 89 million members to cement that grip and stay in power beyond the customary two terms? And to what end?
Produced by Charles WENTE, Alessandro XENOS, Christopher DAVIS.
Founder, ACAPITAL Equity Investment Fund
Founder of FEIDA Consulting, Author of "Succeeding in the Chinese Market"
Academic, lawyer and human rights activist, US-Asia Institute
Research Associate, IFRI