People wave Chinese flags as they gather for a flag-raising ceremony to mark the New Year in Tiananmen Square in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
Raffaello Pantucci
Opinion

Opinion

Raffaello Pantucci

Beijing faces a perfect storm as the world turns against its narrative amid rising nationalism, leaving it no room for compromise

  • In the face of growing global criticism, Beijing may be painting itself into a corner with its narratives, which are fuelling an increasingly angry nativism in China, forcing it to take the dangerous path of doubling down on confrontations
People wave Chinese flags as they gather for a flag-raising ceremony to mark the New Year in Tiananmen Square in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
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