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Looking east, abetting prejudice, and welcoming the state

An anticlimactic encounter at sea demonstrates Beijing’s ability to project power far away from its shores. Meanwhile, Brussels is looking east to enhance commitments and deepen partnerships.

US academics have had enough of a Trump-era effort aimed at snuffing out Chinese espionage activities.

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