Aaron L. Friedberg is a professor of politics and international affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University. His book, A Contest for Supremacy: China, America, and the Struggle for Mastery in Asia, will be published in August 2011 by W. W. Norton & Company.
Aaron L. Friedberg
Hegemony with Chinese Characteristics
At its core, ideology fuels the epic struggle between Washington and Beijing. Deeply insecure about its own legitimacy, the Communist Party seeks the subordination of its regional neighbors to appease the nationalist wing of its body politic.