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Mekong squeeze tests China’s good neighbor narrative

China claims to be a uniquely benevolent international actor—a great power that, unlike other great powers past and present, does not practice “power politics” (self-interested bullying of smaller states) and is not “selfish” or warlike. The People’s Republic of China (PRC) government styles itself as the custodian of principles that, if implemented, would excise international relations of conflict […]

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