Madeleine O’Dea, Mei Fong and Rob Schmitz in conversation with C. Raja Mohan


China’s growth over the last two decades has astonished the world. The scale of its campaign for hard and soft commodities is among the largest in history. But what are the implications of China’s rush for resources across the world? What does it mean for the rest of the region when the Chinese military has achieved such strategic domination? Is China an unstable powder keg waiting to explode amid the force of its own suppressed contradictions? Or does the 21st century now belong to China?