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Chinese flag with dark clouds. Cartoon by GIS

China prepares for a storm

China’s recent moves to secure supply chains, win over allies and beef up its military made it clear that it saw conflict with the West as a possibility. Now, its new five-year plan will develop policies meant to insulate it from the possible negative effects of the great power competition. The next administration in Washington would do well to show strength.

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