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Opinion

Germany set to toughen China stance under new coalition

Joe Biden might be surprised to find a more cooperative partner in Berlin

| Europe
Olaf Scholz of the Social Democratic Party has the upper hand.    © AP

Frederick Kliem is research fellow and lecturer at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies and the Center for Multilateralism Studies in Singapore.

Last Sunday's elections were a watershed moment for Germany's political culture that will most likely halt its recent accentuation of the military but bring about a more honest debate on China.

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