Jonathan Holslag On world order and disorder

Embracing China’s global security ambitions

China is gradually paving the way for a more prominent presence as a global military player. The United States combines concern with China’s growing military strike capacity, in case of a confrontation over Taiwan, with the expectation that Beijing could soon assume more responsibility against a wide range of non-traditional threats. Rather than a threat, Washington should grasp it as an opportunity.Common interests are strong enough reasons to invest in cooperation. In: The Washington Quarterly, 32, 2.