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China continued its meteoric ascent in 2010 to political and economic superpower status -- surpassing Japan as the world's number two economy, flexing its diplomatic muscle by asserting ancient territorial claims in the region and challenging the United States on everything from trade issues to climate change.

China continued its meteoric ascent in 2010 to political and economic superpower status -- surpassing Japan as the world's number two economy, flexing its diplomatic muscle by asserting ancient territorial claims in the region and challenging the United States on everything from trade issues to climate change.

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