China's Grand Strategy under Xi Jinping: Reassurance, Reform, and Resistance

  title={China's Grand Strategy under Xi Jinping: Reassurance, Reform, and Resistance},
  author={Avery E. Goldstein},
  journal={International Security},
China's grand strategy under Xi Jinping is clearly distinctive. It does not, however, fundamentally break with the grand strategy that China has embraced since the early 1990s—one that aims to realize what is now labeled “the dream of national rejuvenation.” Leaders in Beijing have implemented three different approaches to this strategy. In 1992, the approach to rejuvenation followed Deng Xiaoping's admonition for China to hide its capabilities and bide its time. In 1996, Beijing shifted to a… Expand
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