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大约60年前,也就是当前这个以规则为基础的全球贸易体系被构思出来的时候,美国是世界上唯一的经济“超级大国”,在当时最先进的制造产业中占据着无可置疑的主导地位。既然有了足够的权力来施加规则,又有足够的统治力来确保获得最大的利益份额,它可以 (也确实)扮演着“仁慈的霸主”这一角色。


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