TABLE OF CONTENTS
VOLUME 6, NUMBER 1
52 Time for a Strategic Reset
Unless the leadership in Beijing changes course, it faces
60 China’s Global Rise LOWELL DITTMER
In the “new” developing world, China looks for
trade partners—not revolutionary allies.
67 Force Projection GABRIEL MARCELLA
What is the Chinese military doing in Latin America?
70 charticle: The Fast Ramp-Up RYAN BERGER
The economics of the China–Latin America relationship.
74 Much in Common ZHANG MINGDE
A senior Shanghai scholar says China poses no threat to
80 Memo to Washington ERIC FARNSWORTH
U.S. complacency toward China’s economic activities in
the hemisphere is shortsighted.
88 photo essay: East Meets South
Mexicans and Chinese learn, play and work together.
96 Competitor or Partner? OSVALDO ROSALES
The impact of Chinese exports on four countries
in the region.
104 Exporting Corruption ARIEL ARMONY
China’s informal business culture finds a too-familiar
environment in Latin America.
To a new relationship: Chilean President Sebastián Piñera (left) toasts his country’s number one trade partner.
108 Chinese (Un)official Development Aid
Is China’s assistance to developing countries
113 Ask The Experts
Does China represent an economic and political threat
to the U.S. in the hemisphere? Connie Mack, Don
Hanna, Luis Fleischman, and Minxin Pei respond.
Americas Quarterly WINTER 2012