May 11, 2014

No, Crimea Is Not a 'Model' for China in Asia

Robert E. Kelly, The Diplomat

The Associated Press

There is little evidence that China (or anyone else) views Russian aggression as a model for action in Asia.

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TAGGED: Crimea, South China Sea, Asia, China


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