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Xi Jinping turned me into a China hawk

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Michael Schuman is the author of “Superpower Interrupted: The Chinese History of the World” and “The Miracle: The Epic Story of Asia's Quest for Wealth” .
HONG KONG - I really don't want to be a China hawk. The whole idea goes against my belief in openness and the great things that can be accomplished by it. But the current Chinese leadership is leaving me no choice: They are a threat to democracy, and those who care about civil liberties can no longer pretend they aren't.
My journey to that unfortunate conclusion has been painful. I've witnessed the progress achieved by engagement with...
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