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Increasing domestic conflicts are an unintended consequence of the rapid globalization behind China’s rise.
By Zheng Wand and Vance Crowe
There is an interesting phenomenon regarding how the world views China. One day we see China as an enormous global factory, recognizing its global interconnectedness, and the next we view China’s domestic problems, such as the recent terrorist attack in Kunming and tensions in Xinjiang and Tibet, as purely domestic conflicts between one group and another—distinctly separate from the rest of the world.