November 26, 2020

SUBMIT OR SUFFER: StrategyPage’s latest CHINA update.

Two things are impeding Chinese efforts to achieve superpower status; economic stability and a network of powerful and reliable allies. The problems with economic stability are linked to the more serious problems with establishing stable relationships with other countries. Chinese tradition prevents both of these because China traditionally recognizes only enemies and subordinate foreigners.”>Two things are impeding Chinese efforts to achieve superpower status; economic stability and a network of powerful and reliable allies. The problems with economic stability are linked to the more serious problems with establishing stable relationships with other countries.Chinese tradition prevents both of these because China traditionally recognizes only enemies and subordinate foreigners.

This update, written by StrategyPage editor-in-chief Jim Dunnigan, includes a report that Chinese troops used a microwave weapon in a Himalayan skirmish with Indian forces earlier this year. See the November 15 entry in the update.

UPDATE: Block quote fixed.

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