Thursday, 21 June 2018

Mattis compared Xi’s China to the Ming Dynasty. Xi might be happy to hear it.

Tim Brook, a historian of China at UBC, was quoted in a Washington Post story discussing a comment made by U.S. defense secretary Jim Mattis.

Mattis suggested that Chinese leader Xi Jinping was trying to revive the Ming dynasty, and Brook thought Mattis might have a point.

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