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West 'Got It Wrong on China', Warns MI6 Boss
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October 1, 2020

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The outgoing head of MI6 has said the West “got it wrong” on China.
Sir Alex Younger warned that a major mistake was the assumption, held for the past two decades, that the Chinese Communist Party would become more like the West as it “matured”.
He said: “The idea that as they matured and became richer they were going to become more like us is for the birds.
“I think you’re seeing a steady but definite ideological divergence taking place. There will be at least two dominant value systems on one planet into the medium term and that’s just a fact and it’s where we are going.”
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