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Opinion: The next U.S. president needs to abandon the ‘fantasy’ that trade and investment will transform China’s political system

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ince the 1990s, American business and political leaders have suggested that China's economic integration with the world and financial success would make the Chinese government more liberal, but the last few years have seen it become "ever less tolerant of political dissent," writes James Mann. "The 'China fantasy' amounted to both a conceptual failure and a strategic blunder."
10 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is an editorial consultant with SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.
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