Musical Chairs in China's Parliament

28 Feb, 2018    ·   5440

Prof Srikanth Kondapalli says that the proposed constitutional changes will increase the chasm between political factions domestically, and amplify China’s frictions abroad

Srikanth Kondapalli
Srikanth Kondapalli
Distinguished Fellow
On 26 February, the Central Committee of the ruling Communist Party of China (CCP) proposed a series of constitutional amendments including changing the two-term norm for the president and vice-president posts. No specific term period was mentioned in the proposals