Philip Stephens on China’s political challenges

Philip Stephens is an associate editor of the Financial Times. In today’s paper he analyses China’s rise, and finds it to be anything but inevitable or irresistible. “A habitual western estimation of China charts its uninterrupted ascent to global hegemony…yet what strikes me whenever I visit Beijing is that the more strident China’s leaders sound on the global stage, the more insecure they seem at home”.

You can read Philip’s piece in full by clicking here.

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