La cuestión de China

La reciente visita del Presidente Bush a Asia ha originado pocas noticias… y ha sido a propósito. Pero es porque Bush no empezó a abordar la cuestión que cada vez resulta más prominente en la región: el cambio en la faz de la seguridad en Asia, en vista de la fuerza económica y militar cada vez mayor de China.

Este verano, por ejemplo, China y Rusia realizaron su primer ejercicio militar en gran escala, a lo que siguieron las noticias, procedentes de Rusia, de que China, Rusia y la India realizarían unos ejercicios militares en la misma escala, llamados "Indira 2005", antes del fin del año.

En el pasado, esa combinación de países era casi inconcebible y no se pueden explicar esos ejercicios como casos excepcionales y con poca resonancia. Al revés: reflejan el objetivo estratégico a largo plazo de China de establecer una hegemonía en toda Asia.

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