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China and the Indo-Pacific in the 2022 NATO Strategic Concept
China’s inclusion in the new Strategic Concept may seem a departure for NATO, given that no references were made to China in the previous iteration of the NATO Strategic Concept from 2010. According to Paul van Hooft, it seems in tension with the near-total redirection towards European security. What motivates China’s inclusion, what does it imply for long-term NATO objectives in the Indo-Pacific, and what are the policy implications for NATO Europe?
Paul van Hooft
Paul van Hooft, China, Indo-Pacific, NATO, Strategic Concept
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