Security In China

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Introduction: "When a person is trying to choose between bread and freedom of a nation and chooses the former, he/she eventually loses everything, including the bread. If a person picks freedom, he/she will have bread that will not be taken away." - Stepan Bandera, a Ukrainian political activist. Security has been one of the most important aspects in the international relation. Ensuring a basic security is an important task of each state as the international community in the broadest sense of this term. The modern definitions characterize security primarily as the condition of peace and confidence. Moreover, it shows that security is basically protection against dangers and threats. The main goal of this research is to introduce for the reader…show more content…
This country has not developed its own vision and own values in relation to the world order and security perceptions, yet. The country is basically led with the slogan of “great unity and harmony ” making the state as a global power in the region with its own historical and cultural hegemony. The problem between China and Western world is that they both have an interest in a stable world order, peace and stability. On the other hand, there is differences between them in the way of security perceptions, or the point – how to achieve this peace and stability? As it was mentioned above, the Western powers position China as a threat to their own identity and culture, and in order to defeat that threat, they can make alliance even with other enemy – Russia (An enemy of an enemy is a friend). The most interesting fact is that the West did not decide yet, who is the worst enemy of them both. The West is trying to establish a good relationship with Russia and with China either, but as it said in old Slavic proverb – Between two stools one fall to the ground. The most important thing to understand is that the China’s internal transformation certainly will lead to a change in the world order, and the liberal world order will have to accommodate for the possibilities and limitations caused by the presence of…show more content…
This will not only satisfy China’s need for natural resources, but also create more closely cooperation with countries in this region. The same strategy China is using for countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. These transactions have a number of attractive features for both sides. For its partners states China offers a source of aid and investment which are not directly tied to governance or political reform. For China itself, the investment is more likely a business decision. China’s foreign investment – especially in the production of strategic goods, will continue to attract the attention of foreign governments. This may led to protectionist measures in trade policy from the Western countries in addition to the restrictive investment policies. This would certainly hurt China’s economy, which relies on its export markets. Despite all these factors, there are no serious financial obstacles for China to realize its economic ambitions regardless of the current defence spending. However, if China will maintain its economic level of production, even this will not hinder for further economic
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