Interpreting China's Grand Strategy: Past, Present and Future

Interpreting China's Grand Strategy: Past, Present and Future

by Michael D. Swaine, Ashley J. Tellis
     
 

RAND Asian experts Swaine and Tellis have chosen one of the most significant, controversial, and timely subjects, breaking new ground conceptually as well as analytically.See more details below

Overview

RAND Asian experts Swaine and Tellis have chosen one of the most significant, controversial, and timely subjects, breaking new ground conceptually as well as analytically.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780833027672
Publisher:
Rand Publishing
Publication date:
03/28/2000
Series:
Project Air Force Series
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.78(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter One: China as a National Security Concern

Chapter Two: China's Security Problem

Chapter Three: The Historical Context
Border Defense and Periphery Control
Fluctuations in Periphery Control and Regime Boundaries
The Use of Force
The Use of Noncoercive Security Strategies
The Influence of Domestic Leadership Politics

Chapter Four: China's Current Security Strategy: Features and Implications
Factors Shaping China's Calculative Security Strategy
The Major Guiding Tenets and Policies of China's Calculative Security Strategy
Benefits and Risks

Chapter Five: China Faces the Future: The Far Term
Assessing the "Natural" Longevity of the Calculative Strategy
Beyond the Calculative Strategy

Chapter Six: Conclusions

Bibliography

Index

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