Real reasons behind ‘China threat’ theory

Concern over China’s rise in economic, geopolitical and military spheres has prompted many in the US, particularly those in the neoconservative and liberal camps, to proliferate the “China threat” theory. The 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown and, in 1996, then-president Jiang Zemin’s ill-advised missile test to intimidate Taiwan culminated in the establishment of the “Blue Team” within the […]