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Chinese Diplomats Are Now Leaning in To the “Wolf Warrior” Meme

The so-called “Wolf Warrior” meme that characterized Chinese diplomats in much the same way as the gung-ho, take-no-prisoners, Rambo style action star in the blockbuster movie was once roundly rejected by officials in Beijing.

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