XI’S WORLD

The likely pri­or­i­ties for Xi Jin­ping’s sec­ond term

India Today - - STATES -

GREAT POWER RI­VALRY

Man­ag­ing re­la­tions with China’s great ri­val while clos­ing the power gap and di­lut­ing Amer­i­can in­flu­ence is key to Xi’s re­ju­ve­na­tion agenda

ONE BELT, ONE ROAD

From Pak­istan to Afghanista­n and Europe, Xi will push his pet in­fra­struc­ture ini­tia­tive to deepen China’s eco­nomic in­flu­ence abroad

THE NEIGH­BOUR­HOOD

Beef­ing up bor­der in­fra­struc­ture will con­tinue from Dok­lam to Ladakh, as will China’s in­roads into the In­dian Ocean, from Sri Lanka to the Mal­dives

MUS­CLE-FLEX­ING

Hav­ing al­ready con­tro­ver­sially mil­i­tarised re­claimed is­lands in the South China Sea, the Belt and Road is aimed at buying si­lence and di­vid­ing ASEAN

RE­UNI­FI­CA­TION

For long the holy grail for China’s lead­ers, bring­ing Tai­wan back into the fold in some form would al­low Xi to sur­pass Mao’s legacy

Silk Road eco­nomic belt Mar­itime silk route of the 21st cen­tury

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from India

© PressReader. All rights reserved.