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Not Everybody Looks At China Through Western Eyes…And Rightly So

China is a failure when it comes to soft power – or so we’re told.

A giant in the hard-power leagues of money and military strength, China is often portrayed as a minnow swimming against the global tide of ideas and perceptions. Unloved and misunderstood, the country can only get things done through the use of carrots and sticks, not by capitalizing on the warm sentiments of others. Foreigners, in the end, pay heed to China only because they have to, not because they want to, writes Trefor Moss.

Read Here – The Diplomat

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