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Economist says China Plays Hardball in the Global Marketplace.

China is a country that's growing in stength and influence. Will it become a serious rival to the U.S? Economist Peter Navarro has written a book called The Coming China Wars. We'll ask him what the w

Economist says China Plays Hardball in the Global Marketplace.

Tom Fudge: You may have noticed that practically everything you buy these days is made in China. China has clearly become the world's manufacturing powerhouse. And maybe that's because they know how to do things right and to do them well. But is China really on a level playing field with the rest of the world? That might have been the question that got Peter Navarro started on his book called The Coming China Wars, which has just come out in paperback. In the book, Navarro argues that the means to the end of China's economic miracle have been very costly. And China is playing some very hard ball on the economic and diplomatic front that have resulted in oppression, pollution and pain.

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Peter Navarro. Business professor at UC Irvine and author of The Coming China Wars.