Offensive Realism In China

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It is within the international domain that China is first rising in the realism of global power. The economy is getting better by the day with impressive gross domestic product (GDP), the per capita income is also on its upward trend, while the military power is getting robust and resilient with every administration. The number of expatriates is increasing making growth be realized. More importantly, it is the technological advancement that China is sightseeing. This positive changes in China poise China to be one of the first growing countries that can rise to the levels of superpowers such as The United States of America. This paper intend to undertake the effects and impacts that such changes will have to the other countries with special…show more content…
First and foremost, after the realization of the development and becoming a powerhouse, China started changing foreign policies that will favor its growth to an extra mile. This is anchored on the point of view of offensive realism where men are usually considered survivalist. The survival comes chiefly with dominance. The change in policies especially the foreign one is to increase the dominance. This theory explains that men are inborn made to be a survivalist. It is the very men that lead the state; hence the logic will be maintained. China, therefore, will follow the suit hence there is the offensive to the neighboring countries in the East Asia that are feeling the change that is designed to keep china at the helm of power or progressive advancement. This situation makes china be heard on the global stage for helping many programs to run because of the acquired mighty. Analytically, china is seen as being very aggressive for the outside world but regionally they start becoming oppressive. This combination tact is to enable it to wedge forward for further prosperity while they are suppressing any regional power that can topple them from the helm. This is the oppressiveness that is being felt with the change in foreign policies that China has been busy changing. To this effect, it can be seen that the impounding implication of China rise to power is not to the best…show more content…
The neighboring countries of the East Asia are experiencing this fear more than any other country. The fear is justifiable if the offensive realism and neo-realism are put into perspective. As the nature of human being, he always needs dominance over the other. This dominance is the one that China want to perpetuate by all means. The countries, therefore, that feel the pressure and stress of this craving are those in East Asia. To realize the true pressure that is generated with the ascension of China to power, it's the separation of Taiwan from China when it was experiencing faster growth. This explains the aggressiveness that China is showing to the world and global stage against the drop of oppressing the regional countries in the East Asia. The other aspect is the changing of the foreign policies toward other countries. The deviation in policy is as a result of the realization that they don't need the regional countries at the present time the way they needed them before coming to the riches. The other fear is that the ascension of China on the global power can plunge this world into war. This is because of their inconsiderate attitude toward the prevailing situation in the country that striking deal with but their own interest. Such situation includes political turmoil, abuse of human right and despotic leadership that do not have democracy. This is the ideals that countries such
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