China's power transfer: infighting and spectacle

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Paramilitary policemen stand in attention and salute while Chinese national flag is lowered at sunset Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, on Tiananmen Square, near the Great Hall of the People, where Chinese Communist Party's 18th National Congress is scheduled to begin Thursday in Beijing, China. The once-a-decade event installs a new leadership to run the world's second largest economy and newly assertive global power. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)