February 19, 2013

Don't Appease Expansionist China

Bruce Jacobs, The Australian

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In searching for historical parallels, the current Chinese regime most resembles the Nazis and the Japanese militaristic regime of the 1930s-40s. All three regimes became intensely nationalistic.

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