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The president's flock of China hawks

Trump's advisers are determined to change Beijing's tune

NAOYA YOSHINO, Nikkei staff writer | China

WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump has surrounded himself with advisers known for their hawkish stances toward China. The incoming U.S. president appears to believe that a more adversarial approach will win concessions from the Asian superpower, including more investment, which would pair perfectly with his pledge to create more jobs at home and potentially could carry him to a second stint in the Oval Office in 2020.

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