All Mapped Out: How China’s Charting Its Course as a Superpower

To Grasp Xi Jinping's Worldview, Trump Should Look at His Maps. As for Xi, What the Mar-A-Lago Venue for Their Meeting Says to Him Is ‘Corruption.’

In February, the French daily Le Monde published a map reportedly circulated by the Chinese military. It showed the People’s Republic in the center of the globe with all else shrinking away toward the edges: “The world turned upside down for anyone used to looking at the maps in common use since the 16th century,” as Le Monde put it.

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