Reflecting our belief that the Chinese-American partnership is the most important bilateral relationship in the world, we produce close examinations of the events that shape the foreign policies of these countries. Every dialogue, every conference, every conflict and every piece of news is thoughtfully analysed, explained and contextualised with help from our commentary team.
To adjust to changing international and domestic conditions, Chinese foreign policy has become more active, pragmatic, and flexible. With continued economic growth China is expected to widen and deepen its global search for energy and other resources and to expand its investment, market, and political clout.
China is vigorously projecting soft power and presenting a peaceful image abroad by promoting cultural, educational, sports, tourism, and other exchanges. It has also become more active in global governance.
China remains a vulnerable nation surrounded by powerful rivals and potential foes. Although its foreign policy has become more sophisticated, China is still learning to become a peaceful, responsible, and respectable great power in the ever-changing world.
Indeed, there is much to learn. In addition to traditional diplomatic challenges, China also needs to give more attention to nontraditional security threats such as infectious diseases, economic crises, terrorism, cyber hacking, piracy, transnational crimes, natural disasters, and environmental degradation.
China will need to boost cooperation with other countries and international institutions to deal with these challenges. China follows an independent foreign policy and does not form political or military alliances with other countries.
The PRC considers itself a country whose historical greatness was eclipsed by Western and Japanese imperialist aggressions. To have a general understanding of Chinese foreign policy, one needs to study its objectives, guiding principles, and strategies.
The following books offer excellent overviews of Chinese foreign policy—its changes and continuities since as well as more recent issues and challenges.
Lanteigne serves as a great introductory text on Chinese foreign policy. Rozman and Kornberg and Faust focus on the various actors and issues.
Sutter and Wang highlight international and domestic constraints, whereas Hao, et al. World Scientific Publishing, George Wei, and Lowell Dittmer, eds. Challenges to Chinese Foreign Policy: Diplomacy, Globalization, and the Next World Power. University Press of Kentucky, Interesting perspectives of Chinese scholars.
Johnston, Alastair Iain, and Robert S. Stanford University Press, Nov 20, · Stay up to date on the latest news, analysis, and commentary on U.S.
Browse our archives of magazine articles, interviews, and in-depth essays from experts on U.S. Foreign Policy. A future conventional conflict between the United States and China could slide into a nuclear crisis more easily than we think.
Read Foreign. US foreign policy. September China’s secret camps are at last in the spotlight. US-assisted raid on Somali ex-leader's home blamed on . Some American strategic thinkers argue that Chinese policy pursues two long-term objectives: displacing the United States as the preeminent power in the western Pacific and consolidating Asia into an exclusionary bloc deferring to Chinese economic and foreign policy interests.
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Reflecting our belief that the Chinese-American partnership is the most important bilateral relationship in the world, we produce close examinations of the events that shape the foreign policies of these countries. Melanie Hart, Director of China Policy at the Center for American Progress, testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s Subcommittee on Near East, South Asia, Central Asia, and.