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Asia Pacific Countries and the US Rebalancing Strategy by David W.F. Huang

By David W.F. Huang

This publication examines the luck of the USA rebalancing (or pivot) procedure in the direction of Asia, putting the U.S. pivot in a historic context whereas highlighting its coverage content material and administration dilemmas. additional, the participants speak about the demanding situations and possibilities that every local country confronts in responding to the U.S. rebalancing method.
In 2011, President Barack Obama laid out the framework for a strategic pivot folks coverage in the direction of the Asia Pacific quarter. Writers during this quantity concentration particularly on Asian conception of the method. one of the themes they discover are: China’s wish to be obvious as equivalent to the USA whereas protecting overseas coverage projects self reliant of the united states strategic rebalance; the strengthening of Japan’s alliance with the U.S. via its protection regulations; using US-China pageant by way of South Korea to barter its effect within the sector; and Australia’s include of the method because of overseas direct funding that gives fiscal merits to the rustic.

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Paradoxically, China had far more influence ideologically under Mao, when it was a beacon to the Third World, than it does today when it stands for one thing: rapid if reckless economic growth, come hell (Beijing’s air) or high water (rising sea levels). ” To see in nuce how bereft Beijing’s leaders are, consider the 450-odd Confucius Institutes around the world, many at American universities. It would not do to call them Mao Institutes.  Confucius, whom they spent the 1970s lambasting in the anti-Confucius campaigns.

15 THE PIVOT Three factors led the Obama administration to modify its policy toward China and Asia from its initial effort at deeper engagement. The first was simply that the policy was not working. Chinese behavior was getting more aggressive, not less, across a number of fronts: cyber, East China Sea, South China Sea, and Sino-Indian border. The PRC’s list of “core interests” seemed to be expanding, just as the People’s Liberation Army’s (PLA) military modernization program was. ”17 A second, more positive reason for the rebalance was that the region was seen as key to expanding the American economy in the years ahead.

J. SCHMITT Less talked about were the cuts the Obama administration and Congress had made to defense spending and the resulting impact on American military capabilities. ”18 With no prospect politically for closing the gap in resources, the administration decided that its strategic priority would be to stabilize an increasingly problematic situation in Asia. This also coincided with the view from within the administration that continuing to draw down military forces in Europe was reasonable in the absence then of any perceived security problem facing the continent and the president’s own determination to end, as much as possible, military involvement in the Middle East and North Africa.

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