Revisiting China's Use of Force in Asia: Dynamic, Level and Beyond*

@inproceedings{Sun2012RevisitingCU,
  title={Revisiting China's Use of Force in Asia: Dynamic, Level and Beyond*},
  author={Xuefeng Sun and Yuxing Huang},
  year={2012}
}
In the context of China's rapid rise, scholars still debate heatedly and always make contrasted predictions on China's use of force. This article seeks to identify the determining factors of a rising China's use of force and its varying levels. Since the establishment of the People's Republic of China in 1949, China's use of force has been shaped by its high external vulnerabilities. They consist of two major security concerns: the homeland encirclement by superpowers and the increasing support… CONTINUE READING