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Opinion

Ukraine war shows West's declining understanding of the world

Ignorance especially evident in much of the discourse about China

| Europe
Russian tanks during military exercises in the Leningrad region, Russia, pictured on Feb. 14: many in Europe willfully refused to believe that Russia would invade until those tanks crossed the border. (Handout photo from Russian Defense Ministry)   © Reuters

William Bratton is author of "China's Rise, Asia's Decline." He was previously head of equity research, Asia-Pacific, at HSBC.

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