You’ll never be Chinese

Mark Kitto Death and taxes. You know how the saying goes. I’d like to add a third certainty: you’ll never become Chinese, no matter how hard you try, or want to, or think you ought to. I wanted to be Chinese, once. I don’t mean I wanted to wear a silk jacket and cotton slippers, … Continue reading

What does China want?

By Fareed Zakaria. Over the past few months, foreign diplomats have privately groused to me about a world power’s arrogant foreign policy. Except that they’re talking about China, not the United States. A senior official from a developing country said, on background, so as not to anger Beijing: "Chinese officials used to meet with us … Continue reading