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Indonesia's President Joko Widodo (L) shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a signing ceremony in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing (REUTERS/Feng Li).

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What does China having the largest GDP mean?

March 27, 2015, Richard C. Bush III

The size of a nation's gross domestic product (GDP) does not determine the strength and size of its military. Richard Bush argues that even though China will soon have the largest GDP in the world, the choices that major powers make are more important than their economic rank.

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