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Tuesday, October 07, 2008

Not what Beijing had in mind

The 2008 Olympics were supposed to be the moment Communist China was welcomed as a rising power and a dynamic nation in the world structure.

It didn't turn out that way.

The elction of Ma Ying-jeou in Taiwan was supposed to give the cadres a new chance to win over the Taiwanese people, or at least lull them to sleep about the threat from Beijing.

That didn't work either.

Posted by D.J. McGuire on October 7, 2008 in International Politics | Permalink

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