As China extends its trade, investment and influence to every part of the world, the west has become increasingly agitated about what it sees as the new Chinese imperialism. Perhaps this isn’t surprising, given the west’s own history of expansion.
It is an irony of globalisation, which the west has thought of so long as its own invention, that now China is the great beneficiary. The United States in particular finds it difficult to see this as anything other than a drive for world domination. But we need to look at globalisation from a Chinese viewpoint too before rushing to conclusions and jeopardising a future that requires global co-operation rather than angry accusations.… Seguir leyendo »