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on December 6, 2016 in World News

‘Trump overestimates US power’: China fires back in harsh editorial

President-elect Donald Trump’s recent breaking of protocol with Taiwan – followed by brazen tweets directed at China – have led to Beijing’s state-run Global Times issuing a scathing criticism of him, shunning their formerly measured approach to the US. Trump stirred outrage last week when he made a phone call out of order to Taiwanese leader Tsai Ing-wen, whom China does not recognize as official. This angered Beijing, and spurred Trump to tweet out a series of messages taking issue with Chinese trade policy in response – as well as wondering why he can’t hold a phone call with...

President-elect Donald Trump’s recent breaking of protocol with Taiwan – followed by brazen tweets directed at China – have led to Beijing’s state-run Global Times issuing a scathing criticism of him, shunning their formerly measured approach to the US....

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