China's Peaceful Development

The People's Daily released the full text of White Paper on China's Peaceful Development a few hours ago.  It is worth a read, folks.  http://english.people.com.cn/90785/7589696.html
 
If the idea is to 'lead, follow or get out of the way' it seems China is choosing to do all three at the same time depending on what they are dealing with at any given moment.  
 
We might all do well to consider the same strategy, for there is no one right answer.  Or ever was.