Meeting China Halfway: How to Defuse the Emerging US-China by Lyle J. Goldstein

By Lyle J. Goldstein

Although a US–China clash is much from inevitable, significant tensions are development within the Asia-Pacific sector. those lines are the results of historic enmity, cultural divergence, and deep ideological estrangement, let alone apprehensions fueled through geopolitical festival and the heavily similar "security dilemma." regardless of being concerned symptoms of intensifying contention among Washington and Beijing, few observers have supplied concrete paradigms to guide this bothered courting clear of catastrophe. Meeting China midway: tips to Defuse the rising US-China Rivalry is dramatically diversified from the other booklet approximately US-China family. Lyle J. Goldstein's specific concentration in nearly each bankruptcy is on laying naked either US and chinese language perceptions of the place their pursuits conflict and featuring new paths to ease bilateral tensions via compromise. every one bankruptcy encompasses a "cooperation spiral"―the contrary of an escalation spiral―to illustrate the coverage proposals. Goldstein not just parses findings from the newest American scholarship but in addition breaks new floor via interpreting 1000's of Chinese-language resources, together with army guides, by no means prior to evaluated by way of Western specialists. Goldstein makes 100 coverage proposals over the process this ebook, now not simply because those are the one ideas to arresting the alarming path towards clash, yet particularly to inaugurate a real debate relating to cooperative coverage recommendations to the main vexing difficulties in US-China family.

Show description

Read Online or Download Meeting China Halfway: How to Defuse the Emerging US-China Rivalry PDF

Similar diplomacy books

Master of Shadows: The Secret Diplomatic Career of the Painter Peter Paul Rubens

Even supposing his attractiveness is eclipsed by means of Rembrandt this present day, Peter Paul Rubens was once respected by way of his contemporaries because the maximum painter of his period, if now not of all heritage. His indisputable creative genius, strengthened through a modest disposition and a name as a guy of tact and reticence, made him a favourite between monarchs and political leaders throughout Europe—and gave him the best disguise for the clandestine actions that formed the panorama of seventeenth-century politics.

The new public diplomacy

After September 2001, which caused a world debate on public international relations, "PD" has turn into a topic in such a lot international locations, starting from Canada to New Zealand and from Argentina to Mongolia. Many ministries of overseas affairs now increase a public international relations coverage in their personal. Their organization with public international relations will be noticeable as a symptom of the increase of sentimental energy or, at one other point, because the impression of broader strategies of swap in diplomatic perform.

The Power of Deliberation: International Law, Politics and Organizations

Arguing approximately concerns of public coverage is ubiquitous in democracies. the power to unravel conflicts via peaceable contestation is a degree of any well-ordered society. Arguing is nearly as ubiquitous in overseas affairs, but it's not seen as a tremendous portion of international order. within the energy of Deliberation: overseas legislations, Politics and businesses, Ian Johnstone demanding situations the belief that arguing is mere lip provider without genuine effect at the habit of states or the constitution of the foreign approach.

The Diplomacy of Pragmatism: Britain and the Formation of NATO, 1942–49

The international relations of Pragmatism charts the evolution of Britain's specified and prime position within the formation of NATO. in accordance with quite a lot of British, American and Canadian records the booklet offers a balanced overview of British overseas and defence regulations because the chilly struggle accrued momentum and a brand new method of eu safeguard used to be solid within the aftermath of the second one international warfare.

Extra resources for Meeting China Halfway: How to Defuse the Emerging US-China Rivalry

Example text

Zhang Renrong], “美国的世界领导地位与中国的战略定力” [America’s Position of World Leadership and China’s Strategic Self-Control], 学习时报 [Study Times], June 9, 2014. 40. 牛新春 [Niu Xinchun], “集体性失明: 反思中国学者对伊战, 阿战的 预测” [Collective Blindness: Recollecting the Predictions of Chinese Scholars with Respect to the Iraq and Afghan Wars], 现代国际关系 [Contemporary International Relations], April 2014, 1–9. 41. Regarding inadvertent escalation and security dilemmas, the most classic work is by Robert Jervis, Perception and Misperception in International Politics (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1976).

26 A certain bright farmer’s son studying at a middle school in the Hunan provincial capital, Changsha, felt the influence of these tensions. As Jonathan Spence relates, Mao Zedong, at the age of eighteen years in 1912, just one year after the collapse of the Qing Dynasty, wrote an essay discussing leadership in the ancient Qin Dynasty.  .  .  .  .  . ”28 Braisted shows that the US Navy in the interwar period frequently cooperated closely with both the British and also the Japanese—rather an embarrassment, considering the tendency of both London and Tokyo, but increasingly the latter, toward rapacious and destructive behavior in China.

Bader, Obama, 113, 116, 149–50. Introduction 23 19. , 29, 79. 20. Bader states that criticism of the Obama administration by Republicans was muted and attributes that to his “thorough grounding in US national interests”; Bader, Obama, 141. , a Heritage Foundation analyst heaping praise on Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s approach to the South China Sea. org/2012/09/04/ secretary-clintons-asia-tour-keep-the-pressure-on-south-china-sea/. 21. Henry Kissinger, On China (New York: Penguin Press, 2011), 522–27.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.14 of 5 – based on 17 votes