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Has China won? Not yet

The Chinese state has an impressive story to tell but Covid-19 and Hong Kong show the west shouldn't concede just yet

By Rana Mitter   July 2020
Chinese leader Xi Jinping inspecting a poverty reduction centre in Wuzhong City Photo: PA Images/(Xinhua/Ju Peng)

Chinese leader Xi Jinping inspecting a poverty reduction centre in Wuzhong City Photo: PA Images/(Xinhua/Ju Peng)

Kishore Mahbubani is one of Asia’s best-known policymakers and public intellectuals, who served for years as a senior Singaporean diplomat. Has China Won? is a compelling book on the tussle between the US and China for global supremacy. Mahbubani argues that China has an impressive story about its global role, if it just knew how to tell it.…

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