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Opinion

Beijing hard-liners kick against Xi Jinping's wolf warrior diplomacy

Foreign policy hawks concede that current strategy is winning China no new friends

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Chinese President Xi Jinping, pictured in December 2019: No countries have come forward to establish a unified anti-U.S. alliance.   © Reuters

Richard McGregor is a senior fellow at the Lowy Institute in Sydney.

With Beijing out of sorts with the U.S., the U.K., Japan, Canada, India, Australia and other countries too numerous to list, are senior Chinese leaders starting to question a fight on so many fronts?

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