The guiding elements of China's calculative grand strategy are clearly reflected in the policies China is pursuing in four separate areas: policies toward the United States; policies toward military modernization; policies toward territorial claims and the recourse to force; and policies toward international regimes.
Does China Have a Grand Strategy?
Michael D. Swaine is a senior political scientist and research director of the RAND Center for Asia-Pacific Policy. This article is adapted from Michael D. Swaine and Ashley J. Tellis, Interpreting China's Grand Strategy: Past, Present, and Future (Santa Monica, Calif: RAND, 2000).
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Michael D. Swaine; Does China Have a Grand Strategy?. Current History 1 September 2000; 99 (638): 274–279. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2000.99.638.274
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