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China Takes an Expansionist View of Geopolitics

Zhixing Zhang
Senior East Asia Analyst, Stratfor
Oct 31, 2017 | 08:30 GMT
The geopolitical circumstances that long struck theorists in and outside China as a hindrance are now proving to be an opportunity for the Middle Kingdom.

Compared with its counterparts in the West, China historically has taken a narrower view of geopolitics, one that reached scarcely farther than its borders. But that view has begun to expand.


The country's new strategy will take some getting used to after centuries spent in the service of a largely self-contained geopolitical theory. But its perils and imperatives will be familiar to the Middle Kingdom. ...

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