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China must press ahead as West mired in chaos

2017-06-16 09:17:46       source:Global Times

June 15, 2017

"The West is engulfed in a spate of chaos. On Wednesday, a gunman opened fire on members of the Republican congressional baseball team, injuring four people including Steve Scalise, the majority whip of the House of Representatives. Days ago, the attorneys general in Washington, DC and Maryland filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump, accusing him violating the Constitution. Europe is overshadowed by terrorism. A fire in London killed at least 17 people recently, exposing serious loopholes of management and emergency response.

Institutions in the West are still operating, but the quality is deteriorating. As consensus and cohesiveness are eroded in the West, many countries are ripped by political struggle and internal disputes. Overwhelmed by internal woes, the West's self-confidence has taken the hardest hit since the end of the Cold War."

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