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Current Event June 9, 2015

China - U.S. Friend or Foe?

Since the end of World War II, the United States has served as a dominant military and political power in Asia. The enormous economic growth of China has some former U.S. diplomats worried. When China’s economy shifted from pure government control to a more mixed model they widened their international impact and their scope of interest. Should we continue to see China as a solid ally in the region or as a powerful potential rival? Listen to hear why to former diplomats argue that China is a threat.

Geography World History II Civics/Government

Story Length: 5:11

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National Public Radio

AIR DATE: 05/20/2015

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