Xi Jinping's 'Monroe Doctrine' : rebuilding the middle kingdom order?
Date of Issue2014
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Xi Jinping’s declaration that china should strive to become a “true maritime power” is redolent of a Chinese version of the Monroe doctrine or the old Middle Kingdom order. The recent issues in the East and South China seas demonstrate China’s incremental pursuit of its ambition to be dominant maritime power in the region.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Military and naval science
RSIS commentaries, 101-14
Nanyang Technological University