China’s neighbours should start thinking about new encounters with China’s growing power less individually and more collectively. Illustration: Craig Stephens

Behind China’s smiling diplomacy lies a growing military might, and its neighbours should be alert to the fact

Douglas H. Paal says China’s military moves since the 19th party congress should be a warning to its neighbours to stop thinking about their relationship with the rising power individually and start grappling collectively with the new regional geopolitical dynamics

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China’s neighbours should start thinking about new encounters with China’s growing power less individually and more collectively. Illustration: Craig Stephens
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