Hu Keeping Military Post May Weaken China's Xi as Tensions Flare

Nov 11, 2012 Full story: Bloomberg

Xi Jinping may have to wait two years to gain control of the world's largest army after he takes the Communist Party's top job this week, a delay that may weaken China 's ability to address tensions with Japan and the U.S. In China's past two transitions of power, the departing leader kept hold of the military for about two years.

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Bangkok, Thailand

#1 Nov 13, 2012
Nothing impotent
Can address any time if it is sufficient

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