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The world's big succession questions

Merkel, Xi and Putin at the G20. Photo: Halil Sagirkaya/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

China’s communist party has moved to eliminate presidential term limits, in a shock move that opens the way for President Xi Jinping to dominate Chinese politics for the next decade or more.

The big picture: When you rule over more than a billion people, the question of if, when, and how you leave power — or don’t — is naturally a big one, but Xi isn’t the only leader whose succession plans carry strong intrigue. Here’s what’s on your mind if you’re