Former PLA officer Zhou Bo, now a senior fellow at a Beijing-based think tank, says China is keen to see Europe avoid being trapped into taking sides between Beijing and Washington. Photo: Minnie Chan
Former PLA officer Zhou Bo, now a senior fellow at a Beijing-based think tank, says China is keen to see Europe avoid being trapped into taking sides between Beijing and Washington. Photo: Minnie Chan

China has no interest in being ‘world’s policeman’, ex-PLA colonel tells Europe

  • Chatham House workshop in London is told Europe has nothing to fear from Chinese military expansion
  • Zhou Bo’s visit to Britain is part of a gradual resumption of exchanges between Chinese, European and US think tanks

Former PLA officer Zhou Bo, now a senior fellow at a Beijing-based think tank, says China is keen to see Europe avoid being trapped into taking sides between Beijing and Washington. Photo: Minnie Chan
Former PLA officer Zhou Bo, now a senior fellow at a Beijing-based think tank, says China is keen to see Europe avoid being trapped into taking sides between Beijing and Washington. Photo: Minnie Chan
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