It is our privilege to present a publication by the Halifax International Security Forum. A publication that our esteemed Dr. Saira Yamin was interviewed for.
"The year 2020 witnessed a paradigm shift in the world’s understanding of China. Democracies have acknowledged implicitly and explicitly that their approach to Beijing over the last three decades, and especially under the leadership of Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party, amounted to a foreign policy miscalculation of historic proportions. The central error was the assumption that China would eventually liberalize, uphold the rules-based international order, and cooperate with the democratic world as it accrued the benefits of capitalist economics. Rather than moderate its behavior at home and abroad, however, modern-day China has emerged as the most powerful authoritarian state in history and the major challenger to the liberal world"