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China Touts 'Peaceful Rise' to Power in Asia

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China Touts 'Peaceful Rise' to Power in Asia

China Touts 'Peaceful Rise' to Power in Asia

China Touts 'Peaceful Rise' to Power in Asia

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NPR's Rob Gifford reports on the Chinese government's new theory of "peaceful rise" — a policy aimed at placating nations that view China as a threat. China's diplomats are hoping to convince its neighbors that, despite its increasing military and economic clout, the nation seeks peaceful coexistence.