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What China's Past Says About Its Hegemonic Ambitions

We speak with former New York Times Shanghai bureau chief Howard French about what he thinks motivates China's strategy in the Asian Pacific. 

French's most recent book, Everything Under the Heavens: How the Past Helps Shape China's Push for Global Power, French asserts we can assess China’s hegemonic ambitions by examining its past and how the Asian power treats its neighbors. 

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