Michael Auslin

Why China has its eye on the Falklands

Port Stanley (photo: Getty)

Russia’s brutal invasion of Ukraine has paradoxically heightened China’s global reputation, if only because it has not yet invaded a weaker neighbour. Yet China remains a far greater threat over the long run than Russia. And recent disruptive behaviour by Xi Jinping should remind London, Washington and their allies that Beijing poses not merely a regional threat, but a global one.

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Michael Auslin
Michael Auslin is the author of Asia’s New Geopolitics and the host of the Pacific Century podcast.

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