As budget politics have paralyzed Washington considerably, power transition politics are preoccupying Beijing. I had written last year about the next president of China, Xi Jinping. Now, questions surround who will capture the premiership of China. To that end, I wanted to highlight my dispatch over at Foreign Policy (excuse the title, I figure I've only got a couple more years to indulge in the opportunities afforded by the current crop of leaders' pun-able names):
If you want to back a horse in this horse race into the standing committee, check out the FB page "My Favorite 18th Politburo Standing Committee Member".