Policy, Guns and Money: Inside the CCP’s 20th national congress

This week, senior Chinese Communist Party officials are meeting in Beijing for the party’s 20th national congress, at which Xi Jinping is expected to secure a third term as leader.

In this episode, ASPI senior analyst Samantha Hoffman and Charlie Parton, a senior associate fellow at the Royal United Services Institute, provide insights into the CCP congress—what it is, the importance of ideology and why it matters, as well as initial takeaways from Xi’s speech and what to expect from the rest of the event.