Politburo member Liu He said China was confident as a global economic leader. Photo: EPA Politburo member Liu He said China was confident as a global economic leader. Photo: EPA
Politburo member Liu He said China was confident as a global economic leader. Photo: EPA
Rana Mitter
Opinion

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Quick Take by Rana Mitter

At Davos, Asia steps into the spotlight as US influence dims

Washington’s stubborn isolationism leaves it out of the global conversation and heading towards an agenda on trade and security shared by almost nobody else

Politburo member Liu He said China was confident as a global economic leader. Photo: EPA Politburo member Liu He said China was confident as a global economic leader. Photo: EPA
Politburo member Liu He said China was confident as a global economic leader. Photo: EPA
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Rana Mitter

Rana Mitter

Rana Mitter is Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China at the University of Oxford and author of A Bitter Revolution: China’s Struggle with the Modern World and China’s War with Japan, 1937-45: The Struggle for Survival