October 19, 2012

China's Self-Defeating Arrogance

Gordon Chang, World Affairs Journal

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"Regrettable." That’s the word both Japan’s finance minister and the head of the Bank of Japan used to describe their Chinese counterparts who canceled appearances at the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank this month.

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TAGGED: Diaoyu Islands, Senkaku islands, East China Sea, Japan, China


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