China's power transfer: infighting and spectacle

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