Chinese diplomats behaving badly

Commentary / World Jun 15, 2020

Chinese diplomats behaving badly

by Minxin Pei

Chinese diplomats have long had a reputation as well-trained, colorless and cautious professionals who pursue their missions doggedly without attracting much unfavorable attention. But a new crop of younger diplomats are ditching established diplomatic norms in favor of aggressively promoting China’s self-serving COVID-19 narrative. ...