How Xi Jinping is Ruining China’s Dream of a Century of Dominance
Xi Jinping’s ascend to power in 2013 meant there was no doubt that this century would be China’s century – an economic heavyweight on a historically unparalleled upward trajectory. But all of this has changed now, and almost all of it can be traced back to Xi himself.
Xi Jinping’s government holds a great deal of responsibility for the global spread of this pandemic this time because they attempted to cover up the emergence of the virus in the early weeks of its spread, being more concerned with optics and PR than with the health of their citizens.
Dr Azeem Ibrahim remarks that history will remember Xi not as the man who restored China to greatness, as he so desperately seems to desire, but as a sort of Kaiser Wilhelm II, who instead of waiting patiently for the inevitable triumph of his own country, he felt compelled to aggressively push that triumph down everybody else’s throat, and in the process brought ruin to his country. Read the full article below: