What are the drivers behind China’s vigorous pursuit of sea power? What are the interests Beijing seeks to advance by building a powerful blue- water navy and the world’s largest coast guard? What are the principles that guide its use of sea power in pursuit of its national interest? How are China’s state objectives, and approaches to pursuing them, evolving over time?
Martinson, Ryan D.
"Panning for Gold: Assessing Chinese Maritime Strategy from Primary Sources,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 69
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