Can the CCP Really Afford to Play the Nationalist Card?


Sheng Ding

Asia Pacific Bulletin, No. 196


Washington, D.C.: East-West Center

Publication Date: January 17, 2013
Binding: electronic
Pages: 2
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Sheng Ding, Associate Professor of Political Science at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, explains that "The difference today is that when the CCP played the nationalist card in previous diplomatic disputes, Beijing always talked tough but acted carefully. This time however, Beijing is talking tough and acting dangerously."

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