China's Foundations: Guiding Principles of Chinese Foreign Policy

  title={China's Foundations: Guiding Principles of Chinese Foreign Policy},
  author={Thomas M. Kane},
  journal={Comparative Strategy},
  pages={45 - 55}
  • Thomas M. Kane
  • Published 2001
  • Political Science
  • Comparative Strategy
  • As the People's Republic of China assumes greater prominence in world affairs, the question of how its government will approach key issues in international politics becomes increasingly critical. By examining the public statements of Chinese leaders, one can identify fundamental principles that guide Beijing's policy. These principles are a robust approach to sovereignty, a determination to strengthen the ruling faction, and a continuing commitment to ideologic distinctiveness. China, in short… CONTINUE READING