China’s superpower dreams are running out of money | Curio

China’s superpower dreams are running out of money

9 mins | Jul 31, 2020

When the coronavirus crisis is over, China will be forced to embrace a less ambitious future. How is it possible that a self-described developing country like China can finance a superpower rivalry with the United States? Well, perhaps it isn't really. Salvatore Babones, from Foreign Policy, investigates whether the country's display of economic prowess actually matches its finances.

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