China: The Rebirth of an Empire
Peaceful rise or potential threat: What does China's 21st century re-emergence as a great world power mean for the rest of us?
Documentary Film Explores the Provocative Question of Whether China’s Inevitable Evolution as a World Power will be Peaceful or Threatening
China is a recognized nuclear weapons state and has the world's largest standing army, with the second-largest defence budget. China is also a member of numerous formal and informal multilateral organizations, including the WTO, APEC, BRICS, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, the BCIM and the G-20. China is a great power and a major regional power within Asia, and has been characterized as a potential superpower by a number of commentators.
Government Socialist single-party state