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Unformatted text preview: • The rapid growth of China’s economy has produced a significant expansion in its influence all along its interior land frontier. Therefore, its poor neighbors are increasingly looking at them for aid and business deals. • The First sort of struggle for mastery in Asia vis-à-vis its economic power. PG. 3 extremely important for China rule over Asia. • The Second sort of struggle for mastery in Asia is vis-à-vis militarily. • If the Chinese want to displace the United States as East Asia’s dominant military power, Chinese strategists must come up with new ways of countering American forces. o The possible use of missiles against US regional bases. o Acquire weapons in which to sink American surface ships, and especially the aircraft carriers on which the US now relies heavily on....
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2009 for the course GOVT 2827 taught by Professor Carlson, a during the Spring '06 term at Cornell.
- Spring '06
- CARLSON, A