Jonathan Fenby is a co-founder of Trusted Sources and Managing Director of its China Team. Mr. Fenby previously was editor of the South China Morning Post, The Observer, and Reuters World Service as well as a senior correspondent for the Economist. An updated version of his most recent China-related book, Tiger Head, Snake Tails: China Today will be published in the United States by Overlook Press in October.
China seems to call out for dramatization. In part this may be the result of its tumultuous history from the First Opium War and the Taiping Rebellion through to the