China's Inner Struggle
U.S. POLICYMAKERS HAVE struggled to come up with the right way to handle China as it grows into a superpower. Before they fasten on a specific approach, they should tune in to the debates raging among China's elite about its foreign policy, writes David Shambaugh, a political scientist at George Washington University.
The questions before the Chinese are fundamental: Should China be active in global affairs or isolationist? Should it draw on its military and economic might to reach its objectives or should it use soft power--diplomacy and culture? How much should China continue to focus on its relations with the United States?
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Publication information: Article title: China's Inner Struggle. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: The Wilson Quarterly. Volume: 35. Issue: 2 Publication date: Spring 2011. Page number: 68+. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2011 Gale Group.
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