First published: Daily Telegraph, 21-09-2023
For decades before and after the 2008 financial crisis, China was an exciting prospect. The Chinese century became a widely accepted notion, pandering to a CCP narrative that Beijing remains keen to propagate.
President Xi Jinping wants to exploit the historic opportunity, as he calls it, to re-frame the global system, including the rules and values governing how nations interact.
Yet this isn’t quite going acchttps://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2023/09/21/flux-china-top-ranks-moment-acute-geopolitical-risk/ording to plan. Read on….