China and India are among the countries that have made the most improvement. The other pertinent question that has been dogging experts for the past few years is what this upheaval means for the West, i.e. liberal world order as we know it today. It is clear that these rising nations want to assert themselves in the international arena. China and India have emerged as major players in world politics, with different theorists coming up with different analogies regarding the countries’ rise, place and role in the international sphere.
This will give them the capabilities to upgrade their internal infrastructure and their military. Their only possible restraints may be a possible dependency on foreign trade and a new influx of intellectual information. This could lead to a change in the social climate in China. Even though Top leaders still effect decision making, there will be a growing need to recognize the needs of the people. China will be constrained by their new economy, but will remain a future threat.
In the current anarchical world, The United States acts as the global hegemon. However, China’s recent rise to power foreshadows a probable upcoming power shift in the international system. According to Waltz, the realism paradigm claims, that countries existing in an anarchic system will survive, if they constantly struggle for power. In contrast, the liberalism paradigm claims that cooperation may be achieved in an anarchical system, if guided by shared norms and aligned political and economical interests. China’s growing political and economical control over the Asia-Pacific region threatens U.S. foreign security.
Clearly, Michael Cox indicated the point that there might be more competitions in the future relation between China and the rest of the world no matter China rises peacefully or not. In particular, China and the United States will face many intense issues since they are the two giants in th... ... middle of paper ... ...herefore, in order to solve the security issues and maintain the regional peacefully, the U.S. and China has to cooperate rather than compete with each other. To sum up, the future trend of the Sino-US relation is to cooperate through competition, which is the “competitive coexistence”. China is growing, which is the reality that the U.S has to accept, and the interdependence between China and the U.S is stronger than ever before both politically and economically. Therefore, just as Robert (2013) pointed out in his article “the explore of a new type of great-power relationship would not only help the most two powerful countries to avoid the Thucydides trap, but also allow the world to become more vibrant and invigorated”.
Examination Two Essay One HIS 1010-5 WB: World Problems China has redeveloped itself from past years to a point where they produce a large amount of goods needed by other countries. This new position is forcing other countries and the U.S. to adapt to China and tread carefully with China while China takes awkward stances on different areas affecting their own people and the world as a whole. China’s growth produces change and change allows for new learning. As long as China can follow the commitments it has set forth to the world and domestically, then the world can look at how China can help with world trade and economics and deal with the major responsibilities such commitments bring. Currently in the news was how China helped search for the missing Malaysia plane.
Is China a peer competitor or a rival? Application of Liberal and Realist Theories in the U.S. - China Relations China’s long-term goal to transform itself into a major world power presents a fundamental security challenge to the United States. As the world’s only superpower, how should the United States handle China’s rise in a way that avoids the potential for conflict? The fundamental answer to this question lies in the competing liberal and realist theories of international relations.
Numerous developments within the past several years seem to suggest that China’s growing share of global power presents a serious challenge to the security of United States. The recent financial crisis has seen China become more assertive and vocal on the world stage, and Chinese policymakers are using the opportunity to solidify long-held public positions on issues such as Tibet and Taiwan (Economist 2009). China is also increasing its aid to places once considered peripheral to great power interests such as Africa in an effort to enhance its economic position and global standing. These moves, coupled with recent Chinese calls for reform of the international monetary system, suggest that a new “Beijing Consensus” on development and monetary policy may be emerging in opposition ... ... middle of paper ... ...aspx?id=20484>. Seonjou, Kang.
The 21st century has exemplified tectonic shifts in the realms of International relations with China being a major player. China’s rapid economic development and rise has drawn attention of the entire world (Guo, 2006). Ideally, a country’s growth is inherently dependent on internal factors. However, international conditions have a significant effect on the growth process. As a result, the United States’ presence in Asia has a prevailing influence over China’s growth.
Thus creating a formula for cooperation, an opposing condition will lead to conflict. Theories and Predictions Security The US-China relationship is one dependent on power and influence in the international community. US policy’s, self-centered, unilateral approach has resulted in a greater security presence in East Asia to help the power struggle of ASEAN and East Asian states. This struggle exists due to a lack of trust. As China rises, it’s actions become unclear to the peripheral states resulting in a favored US p... ... middle of paper ... ...ng to Beijing’s Abrasive Diplomacy, Foreign Affairs (Mar./Apr.
China has has a strategic focus on building relations with nations whom America is not keen on. This has also perpetuated the realization the the Chinese system of governance provides a second option to the ‘Western Consensus’, as a viable means for successful economic growth coupled with strict government control. China must operate multilaterally to continue the trajectory of relation and loyalty building in other countries. This will assist china with the key pillar goals of, building a comprehensive national power; advance incrementally in order to consolidate a position of strength, and maintaining stability, and with the objective that China will be in the position to continue imports of raw material to Chinese industry in the event of a sea trade embargo from opposition countries like the United... ... middle of paper ... ... and modernization of its ship yards to support warship development that is equal to or exceeding what is produced elsewhere. This will ensure China’s ability to control safe passage through the East and South China Sea, without relying on or being hindered by the possibility of sea tread embargo.