But over the last year, the Pentagon has focused those priorities to "two state actors that really represented great power competition, that being China and Russia," Gen. Chinese President Xi Jinping understands this, Dunford noted. See United Nations General Assembly, http: Yet Chinese investments in companies, sectors, or regions of lesser importance to the Kremlin have struggled. However, the implementation of many of these deals remains uncertain.
China, Russia, and the West all share a common goal of promoting regional stability in Central Asia.
Dunford Describes U.S. Great Power Competition with Russia, China
Dunford Describes U. With both countries seeing greater threats to their security emanating from the West than from each other, it is unlikely that the shifting power dynamics in the Russian-Chinese bilateral relationship will cause the partnership between Moscow and Beijing to slow. Screen names appear with your comment. It is only in the Asia Pacific, where China sees its historic role as the superior power and center of the region, that China has taken a more aggressive foreign policy stance, as its actions in the South China Sea attest. Socioeconomic dissatisfaction in the region is fueling dissent and forcing young Central Asians into lives as migrant workers—mostly in Russia but also in Turkey, Europe, and North America—where they appear to be at greater risk of radicalization than at home.