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A Strong but Frustrated China Poses a Special Kind of Danger

One familiar narrative about China in the United States centers on its growing power and influence, and warns that America remains ill-prepared for the long-term competition it poses. This story is true but incomplete. China is indeed a formidable rival, but its Communist Party faces deep problems and possibly even decay. And it is precisely because of its weakness that China presents so complex a challenge. Even as it has become more influential on the international stage, political and economic problems have festered at home.Xi Jinping’s China is an infirm colossus that will be frustrated by unmet ambitions. A strong …read more

Source:: The Atlantic