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China's Western Horizon: Beijing and the New Geopolitics of Eurasia

Daniel S. Markey


This book explains how China’s new foreign policies like the vaunted “Belt and Road” Initiative are being shaped by local and regional politics outside China and assesses the political implications of these developments for Eurasia and the United States. It depicts the ways that President Xi Jinping’s China is zealously transforming its national wealth and economic power into tools of global political influence and details these developments in South Asia, Central Asia, and the Middle East. Drawing from extensive interviews, travels, and historical research, it describes how perceptions of Chi ... More

Keywords: China foreign policy, US-China, China-Pakistan, China-Kazakhstan, China-Russia, China-Iran, China–Saudi Arabia, China-India, Belt and Road Initiative, Eurasian geopolitics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780190680190
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190680190.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Daniel S. Markey, author
Senior Research Professor in International Relations, Johns Hopkins-SAIS