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Jeffrey Wasserstrom

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Jeffrey Wasserstrom is a professor of history at the University of California at Irvine and the author of China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know.

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The US is a young country, but China's President Xi Jinping has a history of 5000 years to call on when he promises a return to past glories.

Make China Great Again

The US is a young country, but China's President Xi Jinping has a history of 5000 years to call on when he promises a return to past glories.

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President Obama is in Beijing at the APEC summit of Pacific Rim leaders this week, where he announced a new visa policy between the U.S. and China.

New U.S.-China Visa Policy

President Obama is in Beijing at the APEC summit of Pacific Rim leaders this week, where he announced a new visa policy between the U.S. and China.

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When Britain gave up its Hong Kong colony in 1997, China agreed to “one country—two systems.”

Protestors Swell in Hong Kong: What Will Beijing Do?

When Britain gave up its Hong Kong colony in 1997, China agreed to “one country—two systems.”

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