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What? No reforms?

What? No reforms?

The re-integration of China into the global economy without conflict is the most important, long-term strategic aim of the west. Underpinning it is a theory that China will, through the process of integration, gradually become a more free, more open and more liberal society. Its worrying then, argues Charles Grant in this month’s lead Opinion, that over the last couple of years China has both become more globally integrated, and much more authoritarian.

Grant, who runs the influential Centre for European Reform think tank, visited the…

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