A Chinese colonel receives a UN peace medal on behalf of the Chinese peacekeeping force in southern Lebanon in 2017. China is the second-largest contributor to the UN after the US. Photo: Xinhua A Chinese colonel receives a UN peace medal on behalf of the Chinese peacekeeping force in southern Lebanon in 2017. China is the second-largest contributor to the UN after the US. Photo: Xinhua
A Chinese colonel receives a UN peace medal on behalf of the Chinese peacekeeping force in southern Lebanon in 2017. China is the second-largest contributor to the UN after the US. Photo: Xinhua
Zhou Bo
Opinion

Opinion

Zhou Bo

Amid great power rivalry, the UN is a vital security shelter. It cannot fail

  • The US-China contest has unsurprisingly made the UN a main battleground as it celebrates its 75th year
  • Despite fears of a ‘Great Fracture’, China has no intention of challenging US global leadership or the rules-based order, and its championing of multilateralism is to be welcomed

A Chinese colonel receives a UN peace medal on behalf of the Chinese peacekeeping force in southern Lebanon in 2017. China is the second-largest contributor to the UN after the US. Photo: Xinhua A Chinese colonel receives a UN peace medal on behalf of the Chinese peacekeeping force in southern Lebanon in 2017. China is the second-largest contributor to the UN after the US. Photo: Xinhua
A Chinese colonel receives a UN peace medal on behalf of the Chinese peacekeeping force in southern Lebanon in 2017. China is the second-largest contributor to the UN after the US. Photo: Xinhua
READ FULL ARTICLE