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I think the bigger game is about China continuing to test out its role and path as a major power. This sort of diplomacy builds relations and normalises China as a global security actor

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Director of International Security Studies

Raffaello Pantucci's research focuses on counter-terrorism as well as China's relations with its Western neighbours. Prior to coming to... read more


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