After seven decades of liberal order and three decades of American unipolarity, it may be difficult to imagine that the current rules-based international system, supported by liberal norms and values and organised around a set of multilateral institutions, could eventually give way to something radically different. But in Beijing, political and intellectual elites have engaged in intense discussions about building a new world order.
This latest brief of China Awareness Series casts light on this discussion and outlines the emerging contours of vision and strategy pursued by China in building a new world order.
Download and read: A New World Order, According to Beijing (PDF)
Previously published in this series:
- Didi Kirsten Tatlow: China’s Technological Rise: Implications for Global Security and the Case of Nuctech
- Andrew A. Michta: China in Europe and Transatlantic Security
- Frank Jüris: China’s Influence Activities in Estonia
- Kadri Kaska and Maria Tolppa: China’s Sovereignty and Internet Governance
- Märt Läänemets: Academic Co-operation with the People’s Republic of China: Dangers and Temptations