The Race to Consolidate Power and Stave Off Disaster
Can China Keep Rising?
A self-assured China, bolstered by years of dazzling economic performance and the forceful leadership of Xi Jinping, has claimed its place as a world power and accepted that long-term competition with the United States is all but inevitable as a result. But past performance does not guarantee future results. On closer examination, the obstacles to China’s continued success look daunting.