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China's bullying of Australia is bound to backfire

World watches intently as Scott Morrison goes mano-a-mano with Xi Jinping

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Few leaders have gotten under Xi Jinping's skin like Scott Morrison.   © AAP/AP

William Pesek is an award-winning Tokyo-based journalist and author of "Japanization: What the World Can Learn from Japan's Lost Decades."

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