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China Is a Growing Threat to Global Competitors, Kroeber Says

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While the world worries about China’s slowing growth, President Xi Jinping’s goal of restoring national greatness is spurring an increasingly mercantilist mentality that threatens global competitors, according to sinologist Arthur Kroeber.

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