The Economy Of War And Peace : How China 's War Prone Forces Are Controlled By The Ccp

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The Economy of War and Peace: How China’s War Prone Forces Are Controlled by the CCP The leader of China matters. Under Deng Xiaoping, a reformist who started the trend of privatization and changing the rules of the Chinese economy, the wealth in China has been growing immensely. Further carried out by the current leader, Xi Jinping, the changes from a Command Economy to a Free Market Economy have been gradually underway. This has allowed for more trade to be carried out with other countries such as the United States, Europe, and the Middle East. The message is clear; China needs other nations to aid in the transition to a market based economy to continue their growth trajectory. In order to gain international prestige and rise as a superpower, China must have economic partners among technologically advanced nations, which means that the war prone forces in China will be suppressed by the CCP’s supreme leader. One must examine China’s domestic policies of nationalism, foreign policy of trade and alliances, and its many factions in the Chinese Communist Party in order to fully realize China’s goal of peace with other nations. At the basis of the Chinese nation-state is nationalism. In recent years, the Chinese Communist Party has been promoting the narrative that reliance on the Party, means glory for China, the saving of Chinese lives, and that the Party makes China relevant in the world order. With the Party’s education campaigns, they distort and reframe historical…

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