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Authoritarian
Form of governemnt characterized by a single source of power, often violent or led by a dictator.
CCP
Acronym for the Chinese Communist Party.
Communist
A movement or type of government that aims to replace private property and profits as the basis for the economy.
Taiwan
An island country near China, that broke away from the People's Republic of China in 1949. China does not recognize that they are an independent state.
Unification
Joining two things into one. China would like to do this with Taiwan.
Xi Jinping
The Current President of China
Asia Pivot
Obama policy change that shifts the focus of foreign policy towards Asia.
Ethnic
Groups of people divided according to common racial, national, tribal, religious, linguistic, or cultural origin or background.
Inflation
A rise in the prices of goods over a period of time.
PRC
Acronym for the People's Republic of China, the official name of china.
Soft Power
The ability of a country to get what it wants without having to use military force, for instance diplomacy.
Strategic Triangle
A relationship between three countries.
Zero-Sum
A term used to describe a competition where there is only one winner and one loser.
Monroe Doctrine
A policy of the United States introduced by President James Monroe in 1823. It stated that efforts by European nations to colonize land in North or South America would be viewed as acts of aggression, requiring U.S. intervention
Renminbi
The official money used in the People's Republic of China