Хотя, собственно говоря, основной текст статьи составляют выдержки из августовского выступления члена Госсовета КНР Даи Бинго об основных направлениях в китайской внешней политике.
Статья очень интересная и для любителей геополитики:
Ещё более интересен заголовок, поставленный автором.
Особенно, с учётом выводов Даи Бинго о внешней политике:
«We will continue to seek a «strategic partnership» with
We will resist calls from outside experts to create a G-2 between the
We will continue moving in the direction of a bipolar condominium with Washington based on mutual respect for core interests and non-interference in internal affairs and a recognition that China is becoming the most important power center in Asia.
We have continued building a multipolar world. And we have done this without direct confrontation with the
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….Our foreign policy strategy flows from the principles of peaceful development and a harmonious society.
We will utilize international institutions and forums such as the UN Security Council, the ASEAN Plus Three, the
Our influence has grown without dangerous entanglements that might complicate economic growth.
….The greatest threats to the territorial integrity of
….Strategic trends on the Korean peninsula have generally been favorable to us.
Ten years ago we provided 50% of
Recently, however, we may be seeing some reversal of these positive trends.
We must counter these setbacks by encouraging a return to the Six Party Talks and a quick end to pressure tactics, by urging
….We can no longer count on Europe to be a counterbalance against American unipolarity as we could in the days of Chirac and Schroeder, but neither should we worry that Europe will coalesce behind any strategy to contain
….ASEAN is also an inward looking and divided actor with even less cohesion than the EU.
….Singapore has been playing a double game, telling us that they wish to see more Chinese economic leadership in the region while urging the Americans to increase their diplomatic and military presence
….Indonesia is returning as a major factor in ASEAN politics, divided between its Islamic, democratic and developing nation status.
….Malaysia under Najib could become a problem for us, and the Prime Minister’s embrace of
….Vietnam remains an insolent southern neighbor and is attempting now to draw the
….We will be able to neutralize the
….India has become a larger factor in
И, в заключение, три главных рекомендации:
ONE, we must avoid containment or counterbalancing strategies among democratic states on our periphery;
TWO, we must avoid colored revolutions in
THREE, we must avoid conflict with the