China's Strategic Intentions
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In this article, the writer notes that assessing the nature of China's future strategic intelligence intentions in the 21st century requires examining China's strategic objectives, for doing so will reveal the intelligence activities that must be engaged in if China is to achieve these strategic objectives. The writer maintains that it is evident that one of China's primary strategic objectives is to become an economic superpower. Furthermore, the writer maintains that it is also evident that in order to achieve this, engaging in economic espionage against the United States is necessary because this will confer economic advantages upon China while enabling Beijing to undermine and weaken the U.S. economy.
From the Paper:"It is evident that one of China's strategic objectives is to become an economic superpower, for this would not only expand Chinese influence throughout the world, it would enable China to become a military superpower equivalent to or even greater than the United States. In order to achieve this strategic objective, China is likely to expand its economic espionage capabilities.
"This would confer significant advantages upon China and enable Beijing to expand its economy while undermining the economy of the United States. Economic espionage is beneficial for China because it furthers China's strategic objectives by enabling Beijing to measure long-term success by enhanced market share for its products, and consequently achieve a favorable balance of trade."
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