Xi Jinping has consolidated his power in china; however, the emerging economic and social problems will pose a challenge to the country’s leadership. The authorities will try to address challenges by strengthening the security apparatus.
Unification with Taiwan is one of Beijing’s major foreign policy and military strategy goals. Beijing will treat other countries’ actions standing in the way of China’s global and regional expansion as unacceptable.
China’s declared course of relations with Russia –‘no-limits friendship’ – is based on pragmatic partnership. In the near and medium term, the cooperation between the countries will intensify but will become increasingly unbalanced.