Presenting new and invaluable Chinese perspectives on international relations in general and Beijing's foreign policy in particular, this work offers the first balanced and thoroughly researched analysis by Chinese scholars. Drawing on original Chinese sources and interviews, In the Eyes of the Dragon explores Chinese views on sovereignty, national interest, security multilateralism, international human rights, nuclear nonproliferation, Taiwan, and the United States.
Yong Deng is associate professor in the Department of Political Science, U.S. Naval Academy. Fei-Ling Wang is associate professor at the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology.
Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Introduction: Toward an Understanding of China's Worldview Chapter 3 Self Image and Strategic Intentions: National Confidence and Political Insecurity Chapter 4 Conception of National Interests: Realpolitik, Liberal Dilemma, and the Possibility of Change Chapter 5 Managing Conflict: Chinese Perspectives on Multilateral Diplomacy and Collective Security Chapter 6 Human Rights and Democracy Chapter 7 Nuclear Nonproliferation Chapter 8 Public Images of the United States Chapter 9 Sino-U.S. Relations: The Economic Dimensions Chapter 10 China and Its Asian Neighbors: Implications for Sino-U.S. Relations Chapter 11 Taiwan: From Peaceful Offense to Coercive Strategy Chapter 12 Pride, Pressure, and Politics: the Roots of China's Worldview Chapter 13 Selected Bibliography Chapter 14 Index Chapter 15 About the Editors and Contributors