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PacNet #48 – China Plays “Her Power” Card in “Liyuan Style”

First Lady Michelle Obama’s absence at the Obama-Xi’s Sunnyland summit disappointed many in China. The media asserted that her absence deprived China’s own glamorous first lady, Peng Liyuan, of a chance to shine and to help shape her country’s international image. Ms. Peng’s “Her Power” helps burnish China’s soft power.