June 2, 2014

China's Strategy Has Completely Escaped the U.S.

Patrick Smith, Fiscal Times

The Associated Press

The Chinese dragon, awake and alert for some time, is suddenly stretching its arms and embracing what it thinks with conviction is its destiny as a Pacific power. Will the American protectorate in place for 70 years hold, they ask in Tokyo, in Seoul, in Manila, and now even in Hanoi. The short but unqualified answer is, “No.”

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