Speeches | 19 November 2009

Wednesday Lunch at Lowy: China's strategic culture - Thomas Mahnken presentation

China’s rise is transforming the Asia-Pacific strategic landscape, and understanding how 'China' thinks preoccupies governments across the region. At the Wednesday Lunch at Lowy on 18 November, Thomas Mahnken explored features of China’s national strategic culture, including a sense of cultural superiority, a belief that China’s natural position is that of the 'Middle Kingdom' as well as the need for China to be unified internally and free from external meddling.Thomas G. Mahnken

  • Thomas G. Mahnken

China’s rise is transforming the Asia-Pacific strategic landscape, and understanding how 'China' thinks preoccupies governments across the region. At the Wednesday Lunch at Lowy on 18 November, Thomas Mahnken explored features of China’s national strategic culture, including a sense of cultural superiority, a belief that China’s natural position is that of the 'Middle Kingdom' as well as the need for China to be unified internally and free from external meddling.Thomas G. Mahnken

  • Thomas G. Mahnken