China’s former ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai is among reliable old hands at the Chinese diplomatic corps expected to retire next year. Photo: Reuters China’s former ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai is among reliable old hands at the Chinese diplomatic corps expected to retire next year. Photo: Reuters
China’s former ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai is among reliable old hands at the Chinese diplomatic corps expected to retire next year. Photo: Reuters

From Cultural Revolution to Wolf Warrior: Chinese diplomats on edge of a new era

  • As with Qin Gang and Cui Tiankai in Washington, the generational difference among China’s diplomats is seen to extend beyond age to world views
  • Will the younger cohort rise to the challenge as China pursues its ultimate ambition to outshine the US on global primacy and influence?

Topic |   US-China relations
China’s former ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai is among reliable old hands at the Chinese diplomatic corps expected to retire next year. Photo: Reuters China’s former ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai is among reliable old hands at the Chinese diplomatic corps expected to retire next year. Photo: Reuters
China’s former ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai is among reliable old hands at the Chinese diplomatic corps expected to retire next year. Photo: Reuters
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