Minxin Pei, Director of the Keck Center, explains whether China might become a democracy, or whether it's more likely that China will become a more authoritarian state.

Minxin Pei, Director of the Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies at Claremont McKenna College, explains whether China might become a democracy, or whether it is more likely that China will become an even more authoritarian state.

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