Remember when China was viewed in many parts of the world with alarm and suspicion?
Back then, China—ruthless, relentless, rapacious—was a trade bully, currency manipulator, and a threat to international security through its belligerent posture in the South China Sea. In Africa, it was looting poor countries of their natural resources under the guise of development assistance. At home, China was a danger to its own people through its violation of human rights and unchecked assault on its own environment.
Ah, but that view of China is so 2016!
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