'.... it can be anticipated that the current administration will try to restore its losing economic foothold in the Indo-Pacific along with managing the growing Chinese military adventurism in the region.'
Change in China’s political dynamics under President Xi Jinping?
'.... Xi is taking direct command of the combat operations of the PLA - thus bringing it under his control'
The ‘Taiwan factor’ in Sino-US Great Power Politics in the Indo-Pacific
'From the Chinese perspective, Taiwan is not only a political and sentimental issue for China but also one of immense geostrategic value.'
The Maritime Dragon: Chinese Ambitions in the South China Sea
"China takes the national right of territorial integrity, non-interference, independence, as expressed by sovereignty as an integral whole."