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Chinese views of Australian foreign policy : Not a flattering picture. / Beeson, Mark; Zeng, Jinghan.

In: Australian journal of international affairs, Vol. 70, No. 3, 2016, p. 293-310.

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Beeson, M & Zeng, J 2016, 'Chinese views of Australian foreign policy: Not a flattering picture', Australian journal of international affairs, vol. 70, no. 3, pp. 293-310. https://doi.org/10.1080/10357718.2015.1117569

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Beeson, Mark ; Zeng, Jinghan. / Chinese views of Australian foreign policy : Not a flattering picture. In: Australian journal of international affairs. 2016 ; Vol. 70, No. 3. pp. 293-310.

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