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China is starting to act like a global power

By Jonathan Cheng

22 Mar 2023 · 7 min read

China is growing bolder in challenging the U.S.-led world order, the WSJ writes. Encouraged by growing support from developing countries, it's now scoring diplomatic victories on the global stage.

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BEIJING—China now sees itself as a global power—and it is starting to act like one.

Long reluctant to inject itself into conflicts far from its shores, Beijing is showing a new assertiveness as Xi Jinping begins his third term as the country’s head of state, positioning China to draw like-minded countries to its side and to have a greater say on global matters.

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