Toby Westerman, International News Analysis Today
The four-decade long attempt to cultivate China as a capitalist friend has failed miserably. Recent advances in its military, space, and cyber technology are making China a formidable rival, and, far from joining the ranks of capitalist society, the Chinese Communist elite see their nation’s financial strength as leading to world Communism. China, for this reason, is also a determined ideological opponent.
The Chinese Communists have launched a program at home to instill the values of Communism among the nation’s student population, and are in the process of providing China’s political science scholars with a new Chinese translation of important Marxist works. The Party line is that corporate capitalism will eventually fall to Socialism and then true Communism. Until that Utopian moment, however, the Communist Party remains firmly in control - no questions asked.
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