China Steps Out: Beijing’s Major Power Engagement with the Developing World
Studies the developing world in Chinese strategic thinking and history of China’s relations with the outside world from the imperial era to the present. Analyzes China’s strategies in Southeast Asia, Central Asia, South Asia, Africa, Middle East, and Latin America, and evaluates their effectiveness. Compiles China’s economic measures in Southeast Asia, shedding lights on One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Assesses Beijing’s approach to various parts of the developing world, and look for broader similarities in Beijing’s strategies.