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J. Stapleton Roy

J. Stapleton Roy (Chinese: 芮效俭; Pinyin: Ruì Xiàojiăn; born 1935) was a senior United States diplomat specializing in Asian affairs. A fluent Chinese speaker, Roy spent much of his career in East Asia, where his assignments included Bangkok (twice), Hong Kong, Taipei, Beijing (twice), Singapore, and Jakarta. He also specialized in Soviet affairs and served in Moscow at the height of the Cold War. Ambassador Roy served as Assistant Secretary of State for intelligence and research from 1999 to 2000.

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... Stapleton Roy (Chinese 芮效俭 Pinyin Ruì Xiàojiăn born 1935) was a senior United States diplomat specializing in Asian affairs ... A fluent Chinese speaker, Roy spent much of his career in East Asia, where his assignments included Bangkok (twice), Hong Kong, Taipei, Beijing (twice), Singapore, and Jakarta ... Ambassador Roy served as Assistant Secretary of State for intelligence and research from 1999 to 2000 ...

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    If you look at the 150 years of modern China’s history since the Opium Wars, then you can’t avoid the conclusion that the last 15 years are the best 15 years in China’s modern history.
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    If you look at the 150 years of modern China’s history since the Opium Wars, then you can’t avoid the conclusion that the last 15 years are the best 15 years in China’s modern history.
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