China’s President Xi Jinping begins a review of troops during a 2015 military parade marking the 70th anniversary of Japan’s defeat in the second world war. Photo: AFP
Winston Mok
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The View by Winston Mok

Why the American empire should stop worrying about the return of ‘imperial’ China

  • Winston Mok says the US is getting agitated about China’s economic and military rise, and forgetting its own empire of military bases. Moreover, the US’ relative economic decline, starting in the late 1970s, has had little to do with China

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China’s President Xi Jinping begins a review of troops during a 2015 military parade marking the 70th anniversary of Japan’s defeat in the second world war. Photo: AFP
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