Chinese Colonialism and Soft Power
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The Chinese, and their apologists point to how relatively peaceful China's modern expansion has been in comparison with the Western Superpowers. Activists from Hong Kong to the Uyghurs beg to differ. The Belt and Road Initiative, the Silk Road 2.0, worldwide trade deals, and buying up of foreign debt in return for massive construction partnerships make for a aggressively growing China. Meanwhile for stalling economies, with plans only until the next election, Democracy appears less and less appealing. Is China destined to dominate, and how worried should we be about that?

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