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China’s achilles’ heels
New Mandala (2011)
  • Vikas Kumar

Unrest in the Han majority regions (particularly in the countryside) due to growing economic inequality, chronic unrest in the ethnic minority regions (that constitute more than 60% of China’s area), and the potentially impending political transition will limit China’s capacity to sustain aggression abroad. So, in the foreseeable future, international posturing notwithstanding China will continue to be an inward-looking, defensive power.

Publication Date
August 14, 2011
Citation Information
Vikas Kumar. "China’s achilles’ heels" New Mandala (2011)
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