China and the World Anyone reading the headlines these days can see that China's influence is being felt worldwide. Some media refer to this as China's rise, while Chinese people see it as their country's rightful return to the dominant position it held in Asia for much of the last 2,000 years. Here, a look at China's evolving role in the world.

China's Military Growth Creates Uncertainty for U.S.

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Russia, China's Fortunes Reversed in Frontier City

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Political Factors Complicate China's Clout in Mideast

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Neighbors Feel China's Expanding Power

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China Tries to Export Culture as Influence Increases

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Growing Trade Ties China to Latin America

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China Alters Its Role in World Economy, Diplomacy

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