In 1987 the Chinese Communist Party''s 13 major conferences, Zhao Ziyang to "along the socialist road with Chinese characteristics forward," as its theme. Against the international situation and the needs of the modernization of the Chinese Communists, the "peace and development" the two main themes, so as to adjust the diplomatic pattern and the party''s external relations, development of independence, oppose hegemonism and safeguard world peace foreign policy. Chinese Communists put forward a new concept of security to reflect the post-Cold War security environment of uncertainty and complexity, in the context of globalization under the guidance of the mutual dependence between countries continues to deepen with the temporal and spatial changes in the PRC, the mutual trust, mutual benefit , equality and coordination, a new security concept that must move away from old Cold War era thinking, emphasis on dialogue and consultation to promote mutual understanding and confidence-building.
China needs a long-term peaceful environment, to achieve its modernization; CPC-depth understanding of China''s peaceful development is inseparable from the common participation of all countries in the world. Should start having a sense of trust in order to exclude the neighboring countries for the Chinese Communist growing competitive pressures, with the rumor of "China threat theory" association. Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence as the Chinese Communist foreign policy of the foundation, through the idea of a new security concept will be the rise of Communist China military threat theory, shifted to non-traditional security areas. But economic development by domestic demand, energy, development of the western region''s development problems, a direct impact on the future development of the Chinese Communists, and even the stability of the regime.
Myanmar to connect mainland China, Southeast Asia and the subcontinent of South Asia, such as the three major regions, as a result of Myanmar''s geographical location, overlooking the Strait of Malacca is the export of India to the west can be compressed in the South China Sea, Southeast Asia, first-line extension of the space, the north can be cut off China and ASEAN nations in the land of the contact. Achieved if China''s military cooperation with Myanmar, Myanmar may offer China in the Indian Ocean, several offshore islands, naval facilities. Strategic position in the whole of Southeast Asia, especially to clamp down the Strait of Malacca, it’s a form of influence. Once the Chinese communists took control of the Strait of Malacca and Singapore''s strategic area of the throat, can be obtained in neighboring countries from the Middle East oil and enter the European market access control under its sphere of influence. Communist China, through Myanmar to the Indian Ocean, another layer of significance in the United States to break the cloth under the "Malacca dilemma", but also to limit the India in South Asia to establish "exclusive" of regional hegemony and become China''s geopolitical rivals.
Myanmar in the CPC''s initial idea was originally set up for use as a transport corridor to get rid of the plight of Malacca program, but due to regional environmental changes, so realize that the Chinese Communists, Myanmar in addition to the provision of transport and trade access, the At the same time to give the CPC an opportunity to develop sea power in order to protect transportation security as a pretext to strengthen the development of military forces in the Indian Ocean (including the aircraft carrier for the future to prepare for pre-configuration), indirectly affect the ASEAN nations, and then power from the Indian Ocean extended to the Pacific, reaching to contain India and the United States against the purpose, which some actions may be an attempt to want to stand in the leadership of the CPC''s position, in order to re-construct a new world order for the layout.