Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a speech as he reviews a display of the People’s Liberation Army Navy in the South China Sea on April 12, 2018. Photo: Xinhua
Brian YS Wong
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Brian YS Wong

How China’s display of military might is really a force for regional peace and stability

  • Brian YS Wong says symbolic acts of militarism help release the pressure of more destructive domestic nationalism, hold the US at bay and add credibility to overtures to Taiwan

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Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a speech as he reviews a display of the People’s Liberation Army Navy in the South China Sea on April 12, 2018. Photo: Xinhua
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