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    Trump’s Gift to China

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    In just the past few months, Donald Trump has taken a wrecking ball to the US-led post-war order and many of America's most important alliances. But it is worth remembering that Trump is merely a symptom of a much larger historical realignment that will continue long after he is gone.




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