CEBRI - China as a military power: strategic vision and global action

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China as a military power: strategic vision and global action

25/09/2019

At its fourteenth meeting, the China Analysis Group promoted insightful discussions on the goals and priorities of Chinese security and defense strategy, considering its regional and global implications – as well as opportunities for cooperation with Latin America and Brazil. Against the backdrop of China-U.S. geopolitical rivalry, China’s more assertive foreign policy under Xi Jinping has often been perceived as a threat by other nations. However, one of the key messages conveyed by Chinese official documents and narrative is the peaceful nature of China’s military ascent, based on a defensive modernization of its armed forces  – even though a less conciliatory tone is adopted in regard to Chinese core interests, especially concerning territorial integrity. 
 

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