March 21, 2014

The World Needs China's Leadership

Dingding Chen, The Diplomat

The Associated Press

For more than two decades China has abided by former leader Deng Xiaoping’s “keep a low profile” strategy in foreign affairs. But things are changing — China is ready to take on a leadership role in international affairs, and the world will benefit from it.

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