Sat, Feb 10, 2001 - Page 8 News List

Analyzing China's security strategy

By Liu Kuan-teh 劉冠德

These factors often go unrecognized, however, because China's strong dependence on the external environment for continued economic success usually obscures the effect of internal transformations on Beijing's newest shift in strategy. Perhaps the most important internal change is the rise of more institutionalized forms of authority and governance.

Liu Kuan-teh is a political commentator based in Taipei.

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