In the next decade China's actions on the world stage will affect us all. A new superpower, with the largest population and GDP on the globe, there are now fears that China is becoming more assertive. Here, award-winning China expert Kerry Brown guides us through China s foreign policy, from its skirmishes with US Navy destroyers in the South China Sea to its arguments with Japan over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands and its increased displays of military prowess including huge investments in cyber warfare. Brown also assesses China s extraordinary plan to create a New Silk Road across Central Asia one of the biggest infrastructure project in modern history. In doing so he seeks to answer a simple question: what does China want? The answer lies in the unique way China thinks about the world. A comprehensive analysis by one of the world s most recognised and respected authorities, and based upon unparalleled research into Chinese leaders, their beliefs and their instincts, China s World is an essential read for the Western world."