The BRI will serve as a shield protecting China and its partners in the Middle East from future turmoil in the turbulent international political situation, boost national and regional socioeconomic progress, and safeguard the space created for international peace and cooperation.
To make the American vision for the new era, whereby ‘every nation can choose its own path and its own partners’ a reality, the United States must put down its cudgel and show true respect for the development path of other countries.
That the ruckus at the U.S. Congress about Taiwan-related issues has triggered a race to the bottom is alarming. It testifies to the relentless degradation of the political environment and the U.S.’s growing anxiety about losing its hegemony.
China’s huge market coupled with its complete industrial system and business-friendly environment, further propped up by policy support, is attracting increasing numbers of foreign firms to explore the enticing opportunities.
It is the spirit of a community of shared future, the only viable option for humanity.
Decoupling based on relatively old data, or following certain narrow-minded narratives with some stemming from the Cold War 2.0 trap, entail risks of their own.