By Nick Schifrin, Dan Sagalyn
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Chinese President Xi Jinping’s philosophy has been written into the country’s constitution. He has sought to raise the standard of living at home, while boosting China’s power and influence across the globe. But critics accuse him of consolidating power and…
When it comes to military, global economy, and global influence, the two most important countries in the world are China and the U.S. And in recent years, both sides of that rivalry have become more combative. For our new series,…
China hosted a Belt and Road forum Friday where global leaders praised the effort despite worries the initiative is saddling poor countries with too much debt.
By Joe McDonald, Associated Press
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