Global Strategy Initiative program assistant Jeffrey Cimmino argues China is failing to demonstrate it can be a responsible, leading global power amid the coronavirus pandemic and its dramatic rise in recent decades might be reaching its limits.

Several months into the pandemic, China finds itself with declining soft power, a battered economy, and a generally more inhospitable global environment.

Jeffrey Cimmino

Jeffrey Cimmino

Program Assistant, Global Strategy Initiative

Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security