Geostrategia Xi Jinpinga – od skromności do globalnej asertywności

Bogdan Góralczyk


Geostrategy of Xi Jinping: from low profile to global assertiveness

People’s Republic of China (PRC), especially after 2010, partially in response to its unprecedented growth, and partially as the answer to the global crisis of 2008, has recently started to change its internal model of development (crucial, but not in focus of this study), as well as its external strategy, which is the center of research here, and which in the form of One Belt, One Road (OBOR) vision is already a classical geostrategic case. The current leadership of the fifth generation with Xi Jinping as paramount leader has a blueprint: 1. To create a middle class until 2021, 2. Of peaceful reunification with Taiwan; 3. Of the “great rejuvenation of Chinese nation” until October 2049. If successfully implemented, this strategy will definitely change not only China, but also the global landscape. This study is trying to explain what really has happened recently in PRC, why it has happened, and what is the meaning of those strategic changes in the Chinese leadership’s approach both to PRC itself, and to the global arena.