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NBR Reports (Jan 2013)

China’s Soft Power in East Asia: A Quest for Status and Influence?

Chin-Hao Huang

This NBR Special Report analyzes the strategic, economic, and political dimensions of China’s projection of soft power in East Asia and draws implications for U.S. policy in the region.

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China’s Soft Power in East Asia: A Quest for Status and Influence?
Chin-Hao Huang

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