December 10, 2013

Is China Making the Same Mistake's as Germany?

Richard Gwyn, Toronto Star

The Associated Press

China is displaying the same kind of ability to anger and alarm almost all its neighbors as the old Germany once did.

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TAGGED: China, Kaiser Wilhelm, Germany, Europe, World War I


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