Are China's ‘Wolf Warriors’ baring their teeth too often?
China's “Wolf Warrior” diplomats and state media have been told to tone down their efforts to defend Beijing's handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Emboldened by the country’s success in containing the outbreak at home, and displeased with what they see as unfair criticism of China from abroad, official news outlets and diplomats have adopted an aggressively nationalist tone to defend the country's handling of the situation. But some of the country’s top foreign policy advisers say this is only serving to drive the world further away from China. “The aim is to promote the Chinese political system as superior, and to project the image of China as a world leader in combating a global health c