Hu's on First?

China hasn’t made it past first base—yet.

Issue: Nov-Dec 2007

IN RECENT issues of The National Interest, there have been a series of articles that take China's rise to both regional and global pre-eminence as a given.1 But it is worth stepping back to take a sober look at some of the very real challenges China faces-and in particular, how China's neighbors assess these developments. Sometimes the view from Washington and New York can be a bit overly optimistic.

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