Frank N. Pieke

Frank N. Pieke

Frank N. Pieke is director and CEO of the Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS) in Berlin.

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Opinion | Why the West should stop projecting its fears onto China and cultivate a more mature relationship

In the West’s black-and-white telling, China has been either good or evil in the past 70 years. The West swoons when it sees China becoming more liberal, but demonises Beijing when it stirs up Western fears of techno-surveillance.

In the West’s black-and-white telling, China has been either good or evil in the past 70 years. The West swoons when it sees China becoming more liberal, but demonises Beijing when it stirs up Western fears of techno-surveillance.

Why the West should stop projecting its fears onto China and cultivate a more mature relationship
30 Sep 2019 - 1:08AM