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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Ding Xueliang
China's ruling communists opened a pivotal congress to initiate a power handover to new leaders Thursday with a nod to their revolutionary past and a broad promise of cleaner government while keeping off-stage the main event — the bargaining over seats in the new leadership.
Still, Ding said, "90 percent of the effort is on putting your people in place."
"An important thing for him is to make sure that there's no critical, no negative summary judgment of the past 10 years," said Ding Xueliang, a Chinese politics expert at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.