publication . Article . 2011

China’s Naval Policy Off The Coast Of Somalia International Participation, the Preservation of Strategic Interests, or Security?

Dr. Jean-Paul Gagnon;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jul 2011 Journal: Journal of Global Analysis (issn: 2041-1944, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Centre for Strategic Research & Analysis
Abstract
This work will try to analyse China’s naval policy off the Somali coast. The maincontribution this work will attempt to make is to offer evidence concerningwhether China’s anti-pirating policies in the Gulf of Aden are more for thebenefit of the international community, China’s own strategic interest (apolitical economy outlook), or diplomatic growth. This work may be importantas it could contribute to our understanding of China’s current foreign policy toa slightly better degree. This will be attempted in the first instance by analysingthe literature concerning China’s humanitarian policies in Africa to establish asense of the literature on this subject. In the...
Subjects
free text keywords: China, Humanitarian Aid, Naval Policy, Security, Political Economy, Somalia, Pirates, Diplomacy., Political science, J, Social Sciences, H
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