Chinese nationalism may be good for creating a sense of national unity but it can be damaging on the world stage. Photo: Xinhua Chinese nationalism may be good for creating a sense of national unity but it can be damaging on the world stage. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese nationalism may be good for creating a sense of national unity but it can be damaging on the world stage. Photo: Xinhua

China’s nationalism might work at home, but it’s causing upset on the world stage, experts say

  • Nationalism is a central part of the Communist Party’s legitimation strategy, but it also threatens to derail the country’s rejuvenation project, observer says
  • If the global sentiment turns anti-Chinese, it could jeopardise Beijing’s grand belt and road plan to boost connectivity across Asia and beyond, academic says

Topic |   Diplomacy
Chinese nationalism may be good for creating a sense of national unity but it can be damaging on the world stage. Photo: Xinhua Chinese nationalism may be good for creating a sense of national unity but it can be damaging on the world stage. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese nationalism may be good for creating a sense of national unity but it can be damaging on the world stage. Photo: Xinhua
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