EDITORIAL: China wants to take the economic lead at the G20, but will the world be an eager dance partner?

G20: China wants to take the economic lead, but will the world be an eager dance partner?

In the 1990s Deng Xiaoping, the statesman considered the 'architect of modern China,' laid out a guideline for the nation's foreign policy, saying "keep a cool head and maintain a low profile. Never take the lead." More than two decades later President Xi Jinping seems to have done precisely the opposite.