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"Some Chinese scholars have gone so far as to argue that the root of all troubles in Chinese diplomacy today is China’s lost opportunities for expansion by being pedantic and caring too much about morality and principles." (recent article)
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2017-06-26 16:48:21 UTC
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2017-06-26 16:51:53 UTC
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https://scroll.in/article/840682/to-aid-its-global-rise-china-is-reconstructing-its-history-to-show-itself-as-peace-loving
That article also says:

- The Chinese empire was not shy about military conquest.
SolomonW
2017-06-27 01:04:22 UTC
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- The Chinese empire was not shy about military conquest.
A Russian joke is that “The future is known. It’s the past that keeps
changing.”

In modern politics, history is a weapon so it needs constant rewriting.
Eric Stevens
2017-06-27 02:20:49 UTC
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https://scroll.in/article/840682/to-aid-its-global-rise-china-is-reconstructing-its-history-to-show-itself-as-peace-loving
- The Chinese empire was not shy about military conquest.
A Russian joke is that “The future is known. It´s the past that keeps
changing.”
It sounds just like the current study of climate.
In modern politics, history is a weapon so it needs constant rewriting.
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Eric Stevens
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