Unbreakable China? Martin Jacques, author of When China Rules the World
We’ve all heard the adage that the Chinese word for “crisis” is composed of two characters, signifying danger and opportunity. While the story itself appears to be a misconception, it hasn’t stopped Beijing from pursuing this exact strategy, seeking silver or even gold linings in every cloud. Having confidently repelled the Covid-19 downturn, China is set to be the only major economy to register growth this year — much to the envy of its rival America. If Donald Trump hasn’t managed to stop China, can Joe Biden do it? To discuss this, Oksana is joined by Martin Jacques, former Senior Fellow at the Department of Politics and International Studies at Cambridge University and author of When China Rules the World.