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The China threat

“Without actually conquering the countries they have managed to increase their influence over many countries in Southeast Asia, even in South Asia.”

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Mahathir Mohamad

Former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad discusses China during a Lunch with the FT interview. He said “more ambitious” Chinese leaders were emerging “and maybe they like to flex their muscles a bit and that is very worrisome”. The 91 year-old described the Chinese government as “not really communist but they are not democratic; they are inclined towards totalitarianism”.


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