A woman peeps out from behind a curtain ahead of a press conference following a plenary session of China’s National People’s Congress, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 19. Most people in Western economies know very little of the purposes behind Chinese politics or the meetings of the legislature. Photo: AP

It’s too late to stop China’s rise, so the West must start to question its own assumptions

Keith Burnett says the new world order emerging from China’s rise is proof of the folly of Western expectations. Understanding China on its own terms is critical 

Topic |   US-China relations

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A woman peeps out from behind a curtain ahead of a press conference following a plenary session of China’s National People’s Congress, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 19. Most people in Western economies know very little of the purposes behind Chinese politics or the meetings of the legislature. Photo: AP
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