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Opinion

China and the West see each very differently and that is the problem

Bellicose rhetoric on both sides is drowning out moderate voices

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It is not the case that everything involves Beijing's baselines.   © Ulrich Baumgarten/Getty Images

Brian Wong is a Rhodes scholar from Hong Kong and founding editor-in-chief of the Oxford Political Review.

If there is one thing that both Chinese and American analysts could agree on, it is that Chinese diplomacy has taken a clear, aggressive and trenchant turn in recent months.

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