ChinaTalks: Andrew Scobell
China's Great Leap Outward: Hard and Soft Dimensions of a Rising Power
"The rise of China is perhaps the most compelling story in 21st Century world politics. Much has been written on the subject, some of it reasoned and sensible and some of it speculation and hyperbole. China’s rise is likely to continue but is not assured. What kind of power - hard and soft - does China have and how effectively is China employing its power around the globe?"
Andrew Scobell is a senior political scientist at the RAND Corporation. Prior to this he was an associate professor of international affairs at the George H. W. Bush School of Government and Public Service and director of the China certificate program at Texas A&M University.