ThinkChina Policy Brief: Examining a 'New Normal' in Chinese Foreign Policy (No 2 – 25 September 2015) – University of Copenhagen

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24 September 2015

ThinkChina Policy Brief: Examining a 'New Normal' in Chinese Foreign Policy (No 2 – 25 September 2015)

Marc Lanteigne, Senior Research Fellow at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, examines the 'new normal' in Chinese foreign policy. 

The policy brief 

  • Examines sources behind the emergence of a 'new normal' in China's foreign policy;
  • Defines the effects of the ‘new normal’;
  • Indicates the challenges ahead and suggest that China’s path to great power status is complete and that, as Beijing is entering a new phase in its economic reform process, China continues to discover its capabilities in global affairs.