In the world's most populous nation, seven men sit atop 1.4 billion people. They are members of the ruling Communists' Politburo Standing Committee (PBSC), the top decision-making body in a one-party political system.
On the eve of a week-long trip to the Middle East, South Asia and Europe, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke with two US news outlets, directing tough rhetoric toward China and setting low expectations for a breakthrough in the diplomatic freeze between Qatar and its neighbors.
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