Support the
Henry Jackson
Society

Our work is only possible through the generosity of private philanthropy. Find out how you can support our mission and can contribute to our work.

Members' log in
China
February 5, 2018

China is tightening its high-tech tyranny. Theresa May should not be rushing to please it

by
John Hemmings

From all the stops on the Prime Minister’s three-day trip to China this week, the one which carried furthest was simple: drinking tea with its president, Xi Jinping, in the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing.

The image of Xi dressed urbanely in a Western suit, was a far cry from his appearance in military dress earlier this month at a large military mobilization meeting in which he addressed 7,000 soldiers and exhorted them to be “ready for war” and “fearless of death”.

Read more on The Telegraph

John Hemmings

About John Hemmings

Dr. John Hemmings is the founding Director of the Asia Studies Centre at the Henry Jackson Society and an adjunct fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. His research focuses on East Asia, Japan, Korea, China, India, and their relations with the West

Full profile  |  See all of John Hemmings's work