By Michael D. Swaine

ISBN-10: 0870032577

ISBN-13: 9780870032578

ISBN-10: 0870032585

ISBN-13: 9780870032585

The emergence of the People's Republic of China at the global scene constitutes the main major occasion in global politics because the finish of worldwide battle II. because the international s major political, fiscal, and armed forces strength, the us faces a very major problem in responding to China's emerging energy and impression, particularly in Asia. supplying a clean viewpoint on present and destiny U.S. coverage towards China, Michael Swaine examines the elemental pursuits and ideology at the back of U.S.-China kinfolk, contemporary U.S. and chinese language coverage practices in seven key components, and destiny developments probably to impact U.S. coverage. American leaders, he concludes, needs to reexamine yes easy assumptions and techniques concerning America's place within the Western Pacific, combine China coverage extra successfully right into a broader Asian process, and recalibrate the U.S. stability among cooperative engagement and deterrence towards Beijing.

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25 Under President Hu Jintao, this approach has been conveyed, at the rhetorical level, via the two interrelated concepts of China’s peaceful development (heping fazhan, 和平发展), and its support for the creation of a harmonious 32 A M E R I C A’ S C H A L L E N G E world (hexie shijie, 和谐世界). The former concept seeks to rebut the notion that China’s rise will disrupt Asian and global stability, by stressing Beijing’s current and future dependence on commercial and technological globalization, its primary reliance on nonmilitary forms of contact and influence, and its historical aversion to hegemonic and expansionist behavior.

S. S. presence in Asia, combined with continued ties with allies), and variants of a genuine balance of power involving cooperative security structures that include China. S. interests. S. S. predominance. For the United States, these activities should involve efforts to develop common standards in many policy arenas that will vest Beijing more deeply into the regional and global systems. This will obviously also mean granting China more authority within these systems, and coordinating policies between the United States, other key Asian democratic powers, and the democracies of Europe.

In particular, the emergence of an adversarial United States–China relationship could vastly complicate, if not undermine altogether, efforts to achieve American objectives in all the policy areas noted above. S. S. S. forces in Asia. S. efforts to advance democracy and human rights vis-à-vis China also generate significant tensions. Though to M I C H A E L D. S. attempts to deepen certain types of cooperation or to solve important problems with China. S. administrations have tried, through the use of strings of adjectives and qualifiers in their statements, to accentuate the positive in the bilateral relationship without ignoring the uncertainties and suspicions.

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