We might all think we know what China thinks, but I suspect we have not seen it spelled out in such detail in black and white.
So here, straight from the horse's mouth as it were, is the uncensored opinion of the government of the People's Republic.
Why does it matter?
With the world in geopolitical turmoil over the war in Ukraine, the troubles in the Middle East, and the outright undermining of the constitutions of both the US and the UK, the non-Anglo-Saxon world is realigning itself along BRICS lines, in opposition to the A-S domination of the UN and its associated institutions.
China being the most populous country on earth (even if India is snapping at its heels in this respect), controlling the lion's share of the world's manufacturing industry, and with unhappy historical memories of the western world (colonialism, opium wars, etc), we do well to try to understand their views and motivations. Some may...