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Does China really want to rule the world?

The truth is that no power has ever achieved global supremacy

| China
A giant screen broadcasts a news of Xi Jinping's speech at a virtual G-20 summit on Nov. 22: to imagine that China will rule the world is at best wishful thinking.   © AP

Professor Huang Jing is dean at the Institute of International and Regional Studies, Beijing Language and Culture University.

With China expected to surpass the U.S. as the world's largest economy within the next decade, serious concerns have emerged that China may rule the world in the foreseeable future.

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