Larger World Role Forces China to Moderate Policies at Home FOREIGN RELATIONS
Ann Scott Tyson and James L. Tyson, writers of The Christian Science Monitor, The Christian Science Monitor
CHINA'S leaders, although condemned abroad, wield more influence in some areas of diplomacy than before their Army gunned down pro-democracy activists in 1989, foreign policy analysts say.
Since the end of the cold war, Beijing has gone on the diplomatic offensive and parlayed its primacy in Asia and veto power at the United Nations into a growing role in the world's new multipolar balance of power, according to diplomats and scholars.
China's potency abroad is rising even though it remains a second-tier power with a comparatively small economy, a stifling communist system, and a military that cannot reach far beyond its borders. Developed democracies now deem the …
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Publication information: Article title: Larger World Role Forces China to Moderate Policies at Home FOREIGN RELATIONS. Contributors: Ann Scott Tyson and James L. Tyson, writers of The Christian Science Monitor - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: February 26, 1992. Page number: 11. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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