Monday, February 9, 2009

China’s Land and Coastal Borders

As China has grown in the last 30 years, so have the often complicated relationships that the country shares with its many varied neighbors.

According to China's white paper on National Defense in 2006, China has signed land border treaties or agreements with 12 of its 14 neighbors, with most of the demarcation disputes settled. It is currently negotiating with India and Bhutan to resolve boundary issues.

View this website for a brief look at the complicated relationships China has with its neighbours and examine how an emerging China is affecting those closest to it... [view]

Related websites - China's Boistrous Borders; From Guns to Greetings: Defrosting China's Borders; China issues white paper on national defense (2006); Full Text: China's National Defense in 2008; China Farming Beyond Its Borders To Feed Economy

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