China's Militarized Interstate Dispute Behaviour 1949–1992: A First Cut at the Data

@article{Johnston1998ChinasMI,
  title={China's Militarized Interstate Dispute Behaviour 1949–1992: A First Cut at the Data},
  author={Alastair Iain Johnston},
  journal={The China Quarterly},
  year={1998},
  volume={153},
  pages={1-30}
}
China's military exercises in the Taiwan Strait in 1995–96 accentuated concerns among states in the Asia-Pacific region about what kind of great power China will become if its economic growth continues at present rates and if its domestic political system does not change appreciably. In most respects many Chinese internal post-mortems on the crisis were quite similar to those in other states: coercive diplomacy led to an increase in voter support for Beijing's nemesis, Lee Teng-hui, and it… Expand
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