Asian nations have long searched for a stable balance between modernity and tradition. Reform has battled reaction with each adoption of the tools of the West. China under Xi Jinping is using Western ideas, but within Chinese constraints, to help boost China against Western competition. . . .. .. ..
Asia’s Core Conflict Began in 1868 Japan. @MichaelAuslin @HooverInst
https://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/public/meiji-restoration-anniversary/ Japan’s modern history: A very British affair – TheTLS