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An Alliance of Autocracies? China Wants to Lead a New World Order.

By Steven Lee Myers

29 Mar 2021 · 2 min read

President Biden wants to forge an “alliance of democracies.” China wants to make clear that it has alliances of its own.

Only days after a rancorous encounter with American officials in Alaska, China’s foreign minister joined his Russian counterpart last week to denounce Western meddling and sanctions.

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