Chinese Dream, Others' Nightmare?
Despite superficial similarities, China is not destined to follow Russia’s path to rogue-dom
Finnish Institute of International Affairs
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China’s statements about the Ukrainian crisis have been weighed very carefully,
there are concerns that China is drawing lessons such as ‘might is right’ and
‘geopolitics is all that matters’ from the crisis.
in China have adopted a similar tone to that of the Kremlin, with both wishing
to see a relatively diminished Western influence in the international arena.
Dream is all about national rejuvenation, which entails redressing past
grievances. Nevertheless, the Dream need not turn into a nightmare for other
increase in China’s military budget does not indicate growing ambitions of a
global power projection. China’s primary concern remains stability both within
and without its borders.