The China Dream: Great Power Thinking & Strategic Posture in the Post-American Era

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The China Dream: Great Power Thinking & Strategic Posture in the Post-American Era

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China Dream: Great Power Thinking and Strategic Power Posture in the Post-American Era examines the inherent conflict in U.S. China relations and the coming "duel of the century" for economic, military, and cultural dominance in the world. Written by a veteran Chinese military specialist, and scholar, it defines a national "grand goal" to restore China to its historical glory, and take the Unites States' place as world leader. 

First published in Beijing in 2010, The China Dream provoked international debate with its controversial vision of a world led by China. Now available in English, this is the definitive book for understanding the “hawk” version of China’s national destiny debate and is essential for understanding China’s strategic goals in the 21st century.

ISBN: 9781627741408

Pub Date - 5/5/2015

Price - $24.95

Format - Hardcover

Pages - 288

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CN TIMES TO PUBLISH FIRST ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF THE CONTROVERISAL BEST-SELLING IN-DEPTH EXAMINATION OF U.S.-CHINA RELATIONS

“In Liu’s view, no matter how much China commits itself to a ‘peaceful rise,’ conflict is inherent in U.S.-China relations. The relationship between China and the United States will be a ‘marathon contest’ and a ‘duel of the century.’”—Henry Kissinger in On China

THE CHINA DREAM: GREAT POWER THINKING AND STRATEGIC POSTURE IN THE POST-AMERICAN ERA
BY LIU MINGFU
FOREWORD BY LIU YAZHOU

CN TIMES BOOKS | May 5, 2015 | Hardcover | ISBN: 978-1627741408 | 287 pages | $24.95

The China Dream: Great Power Thinking and Strategic Posture in the Post-American Era examines the inherent conflict in U.S.-China relations and the coming “duel of the century” for economic, military, and cultural dominance in the world.  Written by a veteran Chinese military specialist and scholar, The China Dream defines a national strategy to restore China to its historial glory and take the United States’ place as world leader.  Written by a Chinese defense ministry insider with unique access to the China dream of political, economic, and military planning for supplanting the United States as the world’s “super power.”

First published in Beijing in 2010, and referenced in Henry Kissinger’s bestseller, On China, The China Dream provoked international debate with its controversial vision of a world led by China.  Now available in English, this is the definitive book for understanding the “hawk” version of China’s national destiny debate and is essential for understanding China’s geo-political strategic goals in the 21st Century.

LIU MINGFU is a retired colonel of the People’s Liberation Army, professor at China’s National Defense University, and former director of the university’s Army Building Research Institute. He is a noted author, public speaker, and military commentator.
LIU YAZHOU is a two-star general of the People’s Liberation Army and political commissar at the National Defense University.  A controversial thinker and outspoken reformer, he calls for democracy and a greater openness in China.

“Sino-American competition will be the defining game of the century, and for both sides, the process will be magnificent, the outcomes brilliant, and the effects lasting and far-reaching. […] The outcome will certainly set the world down a path to a new age.”—LIU YAZHOU