Wang Xiangwei
Wang Xiangwei

SCMP Columnist

China Briefing by Wang Xiangwei

China sees a world in chaos as an opportunity in its struggle with the West

  • Mao’s old mottos about mayhem still resonate with Chinese leaders, and with the coronavirus pandemic still raging Xi Jinping sees a situation to be fully exploited to China’s advantages
  • A recent speech suggests China is preparing to double down in its confrontation with Washington, just as the US is starting to express doubts over its own strategy