The two countries have very similar land areas for now, but China has extensive additional claims.
While much of China remains poor, some cities are now on par with EU levels.
Who leads depends on how it’s measured.
A child born in China today can expect to live decades longer than someone born in China in 1950.
Are established democracies sliding back on democratic commitments?
A nation’s income level doesn’t always correlate to its freedom level.
A quarter of countries are not free. Where are they located?
Many young democracies with flawed institutions are struggling not to slide backward. Turkey has failed.
The country’s leader since 2003 has been adept at evading term limits or restarting the clock on them.