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US-China relations

China’s Mythification as Superpower by United States Fades

Paper No. 6167                                     Dated 08-Sept-2016

By Dr Subhash Kapila

Perceptionaly, United States mythification of China as a potential Superpower seems to have lasted as long as China confined itself to use of ‘Soft Power’ strategies to gain influence in Asia Pacific. The switch to ‘Hard Power’ under President Xi Jinping from 2012 signalled the end of America’s ‘China Dream’.

South China Sea: United States Stiffens its Stances on China’s Conflict Escalation

Paper No. 6106                                 Dated 26-Apr-2016

By Dr Subhash Kapila

China seems to be woefully oblivious to major lessons of United States belated entry in two Global wars of 20th Century to ensure global security, as it pursues incessant conflict escalation in the South China Sea.

United States can Ill-Afford Two Concurrent Cold Wars

Paper No. 6079                                  Dated 25-Feb-2016

By Dr Subhash Kapila

China foisted Cold War II on the United States in the first decade of the 21st Century and which has in 2015 assumed clearer contours and that leads to the crucial question whether the United States can afford a concurrent revival of Cold War I with Russia in support of Saudi Arabia’s and Turkey’s  regional power-play with Iran.

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