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China–United States: A Framework for Rapprochement

... Chinese–U.S. relations. The framework document on a dialogue mechanism for military exchanges and cooperation between the armies of China and the United States was signed by Major General Tang Ning (Deputy Chief of Combat Training in the General Staff of the ... ... exercises for engineering troops and participation in humanitarian aid programmes. Reuters / Pixstream Salvatore Babones: The Asia-Pacific: More Stable than Anyone Thinks They are hardly ground-breaking – they do allow for broader military cooperation ...


The Asia-Pacific: More Stable than Anyone Thinks

No one supports a Chinese challenge to American power in the region, not even Russia Political pundits routinely identify the Asia-Pacific region as a potential flashpoint for a future war between the great powers. Yes, China is rising, Japan is rearming, and the United States has announced a "pivot" to Asia. But the real risk of a great power war in the Asia-Pacific is very low. When conflict scenarios are analyzed one by one, it becomes clear that no country ...


Japan-US-China Triangle and Security in East Asia: a Triangle or an Axis?

The struggle for offshore resources has intensified in East Asia, and Japan-China tensions seem of particular concern. Due to its alliance treaty with Japan, the United States is also involved in the conflict.... ... national interest. The lively discussion at the last APEC session in Indonesia of the idea to create a Free Trade Area for the Asia-Pacific Region (FTAAPR) in November 2014 contrasted with the failed attempt to sign a final agreement on the TPP in Singapore ...


Russian-Vietnamese Strategic Partnership: between the United States and China

... Moscow's official documents and statements consider Hanoi a key Asian partner, the reality of the bilateral relationship after the breakup of the USSR has actually been inertia, thereby opening opportunities for the U.S.A. and the People's Republic of China (PRC) to gain a strong foothold in Vietnam. With Russia once again intent on achieving a meaningful presence in Asia-Pacific, it appears appropriate to analyze the role of a strategic partnership with Vietnam within Russia’s regional strategy and a rapprochement as such in relation to Chinese and American interests. Strategic Partnership: Fact or Fiction ...


Asia Pacific Security Developments: A Regional Perspective

... Asia Pacific region is today a key focal point for the world’s three political and economic giants: the United States, China and India. It is home to over half the world’s 7 billion people, it originates over half the global output and is ... ... to China’s placement of rig in disputed waters in the East Asian Sea. Taiwanese factories were the prime target, and thousands of Chinese nationals were evacuated from Vietnam. All this anecdotal evidence goes to show that, instead of the decoupling ...


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