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The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology, 2021, 3(2); doi: 10.25236/FSST.2021.030207.

Win without battle: why China still needs a peaceful rise?


Yihe Chang1, *, Shuwei Zhang2, Qijun Xue3

Corresponding Author:
Yihe Chang

1High School Affiliated to Renmin University of China, Beijing, 100080, China

2No.2 High School of East China Normal University, Shanghai, 201203, China

3Nanjing Foreign Language School, Nanjing, Jiangsu, 210008, China


This article examines the feasibility of the peaceful rise strategy for China and how China should conduct its behaviors under this guideline. After the Reform and Opening up, China has acquired dramatic development especially in military and economic realms, surpassing its neighbors. But there is still a wide gap between China and the U.S. Given the existence of this gap, a peaceful rise strategy reveals fewer risks and thus being more appropriate for China. The goal of this strategy is to create a more conducive environment for China to rise through cultivating at least stable relationships with its neighbors and the U.S., expanding its economic impact, and creating a coherent and positive figure.


China, Peaceful Rise, Strategy

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Yihe Chang, Shuwei Zhang, Qijun Xue. Win without battle: why China still needs a peaceful rise?. The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology (2021) Vol. 3, Issue 2: 39-46. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSST.2021.030207.


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