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In conversation: Linda Jakobson on China's foreign policy dilemma

In this short video, Linda Jakobson outlines the conclusions of her new Analysis paper, ‘China’s foreign policy dilemma’. She observes that foreign policy is hardly a pressing concern for China’s new leaders. Domestic challenges, particularly the imperative of robust economic growth, will be the foremost concern of President Xi Jinping. 

And that, she says, is a ‘recipe for disaster’. A reactive foreign policy, fueled by nationalism, is a cause for real concern as tensions with China’s neighbours over disputed islands reach potentially explosive heights.
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