With less than two weeks to go before the 18th Party Congress, speculation on China's upcoming leadership transition could not be more intense here in Beijing, where insiders are trading lists of potential Politburo Standing Committee members which disagree not only on who will be elevated to the highest ranks of China's leadership, but even how many members will be on the PBSC.How are things going to play out in the during the Party Congress and in the coming transition? Joining Kaiser Kuo and Jeremy Goldkorn this week for an insider look at China's upcoming leadership transition are three guests we are delighted to have here on Sinica: journalist and author John Garnaut from the Sydney Morning Herald, popular blogger and Tsinghua business professor Patrick Chovanec, and Jamil Anderlini who heads the Beijing bureau for the Financial Times. We think you'll enjoy what all three have to say.Trying to keep up-to-date on China? In addition to listening to new episodes of Sinica through Popup Chinese, we invite all listeners to download and share this recording as a standalone mp3 file. You can grab the audio for previous shows either through our Sinica archives, or by subscribing to our dedicated iTunes feed. We also welcome all listeners to share your thoughts either in the discussion section below, or on our dedicated Sinica page on Facebook.