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President Xi and the Chinese Dream

David Aaronovitch asks if President Xi is China's most powerful leader since Mao?
Many China watchers believe the country's president, Xi Jinping, is now the most powerful leader the country has had since Mao Zedong. If so what does President Xi want to do with that power and what will it mean for the rest of the world? 

David is joined by guests including: 

Kevin Rudd, former Prime Minister of Australia. 
Yanmei Xie, a writer on Chinese politics, 
Lord O'Neill, former Treasury Minister and Chairman of Goldman Sachs.

Decoding Xi's speech

There was more to the Chinese president's speech than met the eye
There was more to the Chinese president's speech than met the eye. Asia Pacific editor Celia Hatton talks to Jonny Dymond.  
(Photo: President Xi of China speaks at the Communist Party Congress in Beijing.
Credit: Getty Images)